Woodland Management for Conservation

Woodland Management for Conservation In Britain ancient Woodlands are recognised as the most important for nature conservation. Certainly in the South West we have our rare and important Atlantic Woodland habitat to preserve. The charity Plantlife’s own ‘Building resilience in South West Woodland‘ project has been an invaluable resource to our work in woodland management. […]

Woodland Management for Biodiversity

Woodland Management for Biodiversity A woodland acts as a reserve for the whole landscape, linking a network of habitats. Vast amounts of Cornwall’s landscape are arable and pastoral with woodlands often isolated. Over time our environment has lost species with limited mobility that have been unable to recolonise. Therefore woodland management should aim to sustain […]

Cornish Bluebells

You may have recently acquired a packet of Cornish Bluebells from our ancient woodland and why you are visiting our site. We do hope so! These bluebells have been lovingly collected and stored for a new project we have been keen to pursue due the importance of local seed provenance. It was inspired by a […]

Surveying our Woodland

During the last few months of our woodland planning we have immersed ourselves in observing and surveying species and wildlife. The woodland has reached the closed canopy stage where the ground layer and shrub layer can't develop further. Thinning will allow a greater variety of woodland plants to thrive and benefit bio-diversity. The majority of […]

Managing grounds – holiday lets

We are always excited to work with holiday cottage owners or holiday location companies in Cornwall and Devon. There is more to a successful holiday let than the accommodation alone. Its the experience they have, the views, the surrounding aspects, a time and place to relax and interesting features. No that’s not just a hot […]

Arb Association Training

Happy Habitats attended The Arb Association Cornwall Branch Autumn seminars earlier this week with an impressive turnout from people involved in the arboriculture and forestry industry across the region. Nigel here at Happy Habitats is a proud member of the Arboriculture Association, a must have resource in our industry. “The leading voice in all matters […]

Cornwall Wildlife Trust Discovery Day

The Cornwall Wildlife Trust Discovery Day at The Eden Project was filled with great topics, speakers and a diverse mix of content. Our highlights of this well thought out day of events focusing on Living with Nature:- George Eustice presented the facts of The agricultural bill offering a new and welcome political path for agriculture. It […]