The Hedge Fund/Update

18th October. We Launched our Legacy Project for Dongria with Riverside Primary School Year 5 at Wadsworth Royd Farm. What an enthusiastic bunch, they went for the whole 100 metres. There are a few gaps that we’ll come back and fill in. Day 3 was a very wet day for Sacred Heart RC Primary School… Continue reading The Hedge Fund/Update

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The Hedge Fund

A Legacy Project For Dongria – 1955 – 2021, Founder of Treesponsibility. We will be planting 1,500 metres of hedgrow. There will be hedge planting sessions for children from 15 Calderdale schools. The project begins 17th October. Suitable for years 4, 5, & 6. If you would like your school to be involved, then do… Continue reading The Hedge Fund

Our Partners Forus Tree Launch Their Website

Treesponsibility is a 25 year project and in 2023 that 25 years comes to an end. We at Treesponsibility are very proud that, Forus Tree launched in 2020 is the successor to Treesponsibility. They have just launched their website. Take a look: https://www.forustree.org/

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Todmorden NFM Open Evening

As we are all too aware, the risk of flooding with its devastating effects on our lives and livelihoods is an ever-present threat. Every heavy rainfall event puts us on alert. We don’t have to be passive victims. This evening is about land-based interventions from tree and hedge planting to temporary ponds and leaky dams… Continue reading Todmorden NFM Open Evening

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New Bursary to help students study Natural Flood Management named for our Dongria

 New bursary announced to help students researching natural flood management The money will support two students from the University of Leeds. A new annual bursary has been set up to support Master’s students investigating natural flood management. The bursary is named in recognition of the pioniering work of our own, Dongria Khond. It will be… Continue reading New Bursary to help students study Natural Flood Management named for our Dongria

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Slowing the Flow Tour at Upper Strines Farm, Colden Clough.

Mike Potter from Pickering Civic Society, Nick Odini, a scientist from Durham University and Local landscape engineer Stuart Bradshaw joined us in March for a tour of potential “slowing the flow” sites. Here we are at Higher Strines Farm, where landowner Matt Taylor showed us the work he has been doing on his land which… Continue reading Slowing the Flow Tour at Upper Strines Farm, Colden Clough.

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