20 Years Ago! The Rusland Beeches Saved

18th August 1997 The outcome of Eira Hughes’ (from the Department of the Environment) visit is that “only 3 of the beeches is to be felled…those that are in doubt can be analysed with available technology” 50 of the original Rusland Beeches are still standing ************************************************************************************* 20 years on what has changed? We know more […] …

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National Park – Judge and Jury pg 37 Beeches, Boreholes and Badgers

From 20 Years ago - 20 miles away from the threatened bats in the ancient woodland at Nursery Woods (where NuGen want to build three diabolic nuclear reactors).  Clearfelling was the plan for the Rusland Beeches...... October 18th 1996 English Nature have carried out their bat survey (following Andy’s discovery of roosts). Seven of the …

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