Like it or not, the festive season is here and what Christmas would be complete without the tree?
But will it be a plastic tree or a real tree that will stand proud in your home this year?We were once led to believe that having a fake tree was somehow more environmentally friendly for the fact that the fake tree is bought and collected once, and may be used year after year rather than every year cutting a fresh tree that stands in the house for a couple of weeks before being discarded, “what a waste”. Read More →
Creating the island’s first forest by expanding and linking the glens, plantations and woodlands between Ramsey and Sulby.
The aim is not to cover the landscape in dense woodland, but to increase the woodland cover from 20% to 30% over the next 30 years. Read More →
A disease that affects larch trees is continuing to ravage the island’s forestry, with about 50 hectares of trees felled and sweet chestnut, beech trees and garden shrubbery plants also affected. Read More →