This article was originally published on FarmingUK.

“Farmers and landowners will help in the first phase of a £1m project to revitalise an 80sq mile area of Northern Ireland with woodland.

The Woodland Trust will work with landowners to create a “resilient wooded landscape” with numerous benefits in the offing.The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has announced funding of over £50,000 for the first phase of a Woodland Trust project set to revitalise the Faughan Valley landscape, on the outskirts of Derry.

The funding boost will enable the conservation charity to build plans over the next 18 months. It’s an undertaking that sets to benefit the valley’s communities, landowners, landscape and wildlife…”

Read on at: FarmingUK.