Submitted by goldvar on Wed, 15/02/2017 - 16:12
Visitors to this part of Staffordshire, both from UK and abroad, are often heard to express their delight on seeing just part of the beautiful countryside that surrounds us People often talk about the countryside in the romantic terms of "Hills and Valleys" , "Woods and Streams" or "Mountains an
Submitted by Richard Whiting on Tue, 14/02/2017 - 00:00
Very pleased to have passed cs38&39 tree climbing with Billy. Thanks to the excellent tuition by Shaun of Dart Training Assessed by Matt of Total Tree Solutions. This training is in preparation for the CVLLP upcoming veteran tree project.
Submitted by Richard Whiting on Thu, 02/02/2017 - 00:00
Last two days were spent with the volunteer gang at Ellis Hill laying trees. Today was like the wettest Glastonbury (with no naked hippies tho!).
Submitted by keith on Thu, 22/12/2016 - 00:00
Horse chestnut with serious oyster mushrooms
Submitted by keith on Sat, 17/12/2016 - 14:44
Woody debris and renaturalusation of Churnet Valley at Crumpwood farm.
Submitted by Richard Whiting on Mon, 12/12/2016 - 14:20
We have been creating a tree stump sump. This creates rot and mimics similar features in veteran trees thus providing a similar habitat for saproxilic inverts found in nearby veteran trees.
Submitted by ktomkins on Wed, 30/11/2016 - 12:13
Seems to have been forgotten! The Valley put itself forward to Natural England for consideration regarding designation as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty several years ago.
Submitted by Alan Mansell on Sat, 08/10/2016 - 08:17
Over the years I have heard and read about the tunnels running under the village of Alton. I have had it confirmed that they link the public houses giving access via their cellars so you can understand the locals not being willing to divulge anything.
Submitted by Richard Whiting on Wed, 24/08/2016 - 18:11
Today we were seed harvesting at Side Farm Meadows, near Cotton Dell. The Churnet Valley volunteers were harvesting seed to be taken to the grassland restoration project at Tittesworth.
We collected lots of knapweed and great burnett.