The UK was once entirely covered by woodland, and wood has been the natural habitat for many diverse wildlife species. By the 1930s, half of that habitat had disappeared, and with it, the populations of vital insects are declining.
We can help reduce this decline in our own gardens by recreating the natural woodland world that these species love.including moss, fungi, insects and many other invertebrates. It will also provide an ecosystem that attracts small mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds that will visit to feed on the insects.
One simple pile of logs can quickly become a flourishing wildlife community, creating a whole nature reserve at the...