Posts Tagged: grazing pressure

Highland birchwood: are they cyclical?

Recently I was walking round Ferry Wood with a Swiss ecologist who works at the University of Ulster. He pointed  out areas to the north of the wood which exclusively consist of birch: birch of an even age. He explained

Highland birchwood: are they cyclical?

Recently I was walking round Ferry Wood with a Swiss ecologist who works at the University of Ulster. He pointed  out areas to the north of the wood which exclusively consist of birch: birch of an even age. He explained

Deer fence: monitoring vegetational change

A deer fence has gone up around and within Ferry Wood. For most of its length it follows the wood boundary, separating it from the surrounding pasture, but for a few hundred metres it runs through the wood itself. The

Deer fence: monitoring vegetational change

A deer fence has gone up around and within Ferry Wood. For most of its length it follows the wood boundary, separating it from the surrounding pasture, but for a few hundred metres it runs through the wood itself. The