Nature Notes for White House Farm Wildlife Site
Around the entrance to the reserve, and in a few clearings in the woods, are a number of plants of Ivy, large and mature enough to be bearing flowers. In my opinion these are a most significant part of the wildlife of gardens and countryside in the Autumn. At the time of writing the flowers, usually…
In 2005, Stanley & Grace Sinfield's legacy enabled the Trust to purchase White House Farm wildlife site near Woodbridge, Suffolk. With 115 acres of wild-flower meadows, woodland, ancient trees and ponds, traditional management practices are retained, including grazing with a small herd of rare breed British White cattle, hay cutting and coppicing.
"Our challenge now is to conserve the very nature of nature, which is the power to connect, to sustain, to heal and to invent; to keep filling the world with an infinite variety of wonders. That is how it is supposed to be. That is how we can move beyond saving bits and pieces of nature, and plan for the preservation of wholeness."
D. H. Chadwick