TREERESPONSIBILITY

WILDLAND NETWORK REWILDING PROJECTS DATABASE

Project Name

Treesponsibility

Country

England

Current land designations

Agricultural land, sites of ancient woodland

Specific locations

Upper Calder Valley, West Yorks

1) Bent Head Heptonstall

2) Dyke Green Sourhall, Todmorden

3) Heeley Hill Mankinholes, Todmorden

4) Longfield Wood Todmorden

5) Midgelden Wood Todmorden

6) White Slack - Walsden

Year rewilding started,

1 2004; 2 2002; 3 2003; 4 2001; 5 2001; 6 2005

Grid references

 1 - SD988282; 2 - SD918247; 3 - SD962229; 4 - SD944238; 5 - SD915238; 6- SD932208

Location

 

Altitude

300-350m (except 4 200m)

Project Management

Fencing, planting, beat up 10 year contracts, then management under WIG

Area under rewilding (hectares)

1 2.8ha, 2 2.2ha, 3 3.2ha, 4 2.0ha, 5 6.0ha, 6 10.8ha

Project funding

Private sources: business (CO2mmitment programme), payment from landowners, charges for events, individual donations, landfill tax

Public sources: WGS, NOF, EAF & others

Rewilding methods

Native tree planting

Habitats present

Acid grassland, improved grassland

Target habitats

Upland oak woodland, wet woodland

Species reintroductions

 

Access to the area

Public or permissive footpaths

Links to further information

www.treesponsibility.com

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