Biodiversity

Pond Digging Started Today!

Pond Digging Started Today!

The Howe is all about providing an accessible green space for the community, alongside supporting and boosting the land’s value to the natural world. And having a wildlife pond at The Howe has been an ambition for many years. Background to The Ponds Project In the last 100 years the UK has lost over half…

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A History of The Howe

A History of The Howe

Do you know the history of The Howe? Visitors often ask us how the land came to be owned in trust by the village, so we thought we'd write a quick blog about it! Firstly, the name - 'The Howe' means a ridge, or hog's back, which is a pretty apt description for the hilly…

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Pond – Progress So Far

Pond – Progress So Far

Back in February we announced in the Wheatley village newsletter that we had started to talk to experts about our trustees' long-held wish to create a wildlife pond on The Howe. Well, you'll be pleased to hear that our plans have been progressing nicely over the last six months, and we're slowly getting closer to…

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Plant a Tree on The Howe

Plant a Tree on The Howe

Would you like to plant a tree* on The Howe and help biodiversity in Wheatley? Plant a Sapling Planting native species such as Cherry Plum, Bird Cherry, Hazel, Rowan, Silver Birch, Crab Apple, Whitebeam, and Alder can really help our wildlife. Each 90-120cm bareroot sapling, with a cane and tree guard (to protect it from…

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