London Colney primary school helps plant trees at Napsbury Park

Pupils from St Bernadette Catholic Primary School. Photo: St Bernadette Catholic Primary School.

Pupils from St Bernadette Catholic Primary School. Photo: St Bernadette Catholic Primary School. - Credit: Archant

Pupils from St Bernadette Catholic Primary School have helped plant a trees at Napsbury Park.

Pupils helping plant trees. Photo: St Bernadette Catholic Primary School.

Pupils helping plant trees. Photo: St Bernadette Catholic Primary School. - Credit: Archant

As part of National Treet Week, Herts County Council’s Rural Estates Team were joined by the schoolchildren.

The team set about planting trees on a previously derelict area of eight acres.

4,000 trees of mixed broadleaf species such as oak and hornbeam are being planted there.

This is to provide a good habitat for ground nesting birds, especially skylarks, which have been spotted in the area.

The cost of planting the woodland is being covered by a Woodland Creation Grant Scheme with Natural England and the Forestry Commission.

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