The Woodland Trust announces plans

The Woodland Trust has announced plans to create a 350ha native, broadleaf woodland in Hertfordshire - believed to be the largest-ever such reforestation project in England.

More than 600,000 trees will be planted in the site at Sandridge, near St Albans, which already contains pockets of ancient woodland. Site purchase, tree planting and initial management will cost £8.5m and the trust is appealing for donations.


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