What is woodland habitat?
Woodland encompasses a rich and diverse range of habitats for plants and animals, some of which require management for their creation and maintenance. Woodland is composed of the full range of plant types including trees and shrubs, climbers, perennial herbs, bulbs, grasses, sedges, mosses and lichens.
What can you see in a woodland?
A huge variety of plants, shrubs and trees grow in our woodlands, all providing homes and food for even bigger numbers of creatures of all sizes. Oak trees can support more than 200 insect species alone. On the forest floor, delicate flowers like bluebells, wood anemones and celandines grow.