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More than 1,200 people have stepped up to support a campaign opposing controversial plans to fell trees and build a “road” through a 400-year-old St Albans forest.

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A garden centre in St Albans is hosting a variety of free activities to celebrate its 120th anniversary.

Nature Notes

Saturday, April 15, 2017

It’s always at this time of year that I begin to look up again. Winter somehow forces us to look down, maybe at our feet to make sure we’re avoiding the worst of the mud, but maybe also because the overcast skies have a way of dampening our gaze if not our spirits. But there is more to it than that for I find my eyes are actually drawn upwards, first by the skylark, rising higher and higher from the ground, pouring out its cascade of song, and then by a host of other natural forms.

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Guided Walks

It’s spring, with new life and warmer, longer days. But if you still need inspiration to pull on your walking boots, the Countryside Management Service’s Sian Price has some great ideas

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Farming

Sunday, May 21, 2017

More than 1,200 people have stepped up to support a campaign opposing controversial plans to fell trees and build a “road” through a 400-year-old St Albans forest.

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