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Watch out for a horse hard at work in Coldfall from around the 29th of January onwards.

Coppicing with the aid of horses will soon take place in Coldfall Wood.

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Woodland fire risk

Due to the recent spell of dry weather, Coldfall Woods are at higher risk of fire damage than usual Please do not light fires in Coldfall Woods, however small. We have had incidents of ground fire in the past that has been a real threat. Arson is a serious offence and is always dealt with […]

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Footpath update

Haringey have recently secured £3K to improve the paths in Coldfall Wood, focussing on the muddy areas by the bridges and boardwalks but also the drainage issues on the new path at Lover’s Lawn. The key areas for improvement are the muddy slopes either side of the first bridge downstream of the reed beds. TCV […]

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Wetland area update

Wetland Evolution As the wetland around the new boardwalk has evolved, some very attractive water plants are appearing as part of the process of the natural evolution of the area. Ducks and moorhens have even been spotted making their homes there. However, a number of trees have died as a result of water-logging. Dead tree felling Haringey […]

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Ash die back disease

As you may be aware, many of our woodland and forest sites are being infected by a rampant disease caused by the fungus Chalara fraxinea. Ash makes up 30% of UK’s indigenous woodland and it’s affect could be as dramatic as Dutch elm disease in the 70s and 80s. Although it consists mainly oak and […]

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Woodland Fun Day

A big thank you to everyone who made our Woodland Fun Day such a success. Here are some images from the event:

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Double celebration for Coldfall Wood and Muswell Hill Playing Fields

Coldfall Wood and Muswell Hill Playing Fields are celebrating Jubilee Year with a major £50,000 grant and Queen Elizabeth II status. The funds will improve access, help combat water pollution and create a new boardwalk area, while the Queen Elizabeth II status will guarantee the area’s future. The Friends of Coldfall Wood and Muswell Hill […]