marketing and social media,
website, occasional labourer
With a first class honours degree in wildlife conservation and years working for charities in campaigning and marketing Christina manages our website and social media presence and also advises on conservation planning.
conservation lead, arboriculturalist
After gaining qualifications in countryside management, Abbie has worked as a tree surgeon (representing the UK at the 2005 world tree climbing competition), volunteered as a bat handler and currently works in forestry. Abbie manages the tree planting schedule and conservation planning.
land owner, gardener, planter,
A former teacher and education specialist with a degree in environmental science Sharon is also a trained scythe operator and uses traditional methods to ensure the land is managed to maximise the benefit to wildlife
Our long term vision for Forget-me-not Woods is to create a biodiverse nature reserve that will contain woodland, hedgerows, ponds and meadow areas, rich in native plant species to benefit animals, plants and people.
PROTECT - We are passionate about wildlife and protecting our environment.
MAINTAIN - We strive to maintain existing habitats and establish new ones.
CREATE - We are creating woodlands that will benefit future generations.
700 mixed native trees planted along unhedged edge.
First working camp of volunteers help plant woodland.
Access track improved and meadow strip created.
Areas around young trees treated with mulch.
Limestone rocks used to create walls and habitats.
Six wildlife ponds created.