Friends of Dalby Forest

Volunteering in the Great Yorkshire Forest

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Art up your Autumn!

We’re thrilled with our new Autumn art frame which you can find near the Owl Pow Wow in the Enchanted Wood. We’d love to see pictures of your own creations!




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From mire to path – in one morning! FoDF April work task

Our April work task saw us work on a part of Adderstone walking trail near the World Cup car park. We all worked really hard but it paid off as you can see from the before and after pictures!


It was a great effort and the children especially appreciated their private tuition from ranger Keith on  how to lop off branches! Continue reading

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Nature Words

An interesting read! It’s sad to think that nature words are falling out of use for some children in the UK, and by extension, losing some of that connection too.

acorn adder ash beech blackberry bluebell bramble brook buttercup catkin clover conker cowslip cygnet dandelion fern fungus gorse hazel hazelnut heather heron holly horse chestnut ivy kingfisher lark magpie minnow newt otter pansy pasture poppy porpoise primrose raven starling stoat stork sycamore thrush weasel violet willow wren

Building a bug house in Dalby

Building a bug house in Dalby (c) J Winters. All rights reserved