The photos in the albums listed below will be extended and/or changed regularly.
They are a group of keen conservationist consisting of people from local and nearby areas who appreciate the need for woodland management, and therefore derive great satisfaction and enjoyment from all its activities. They were formed in the September of 1985 under the auspices of the Woodland Trust, to manage, on behalf of the Trust, the ancient woodland known as Bramingham Wood. This consists of approximately 45 acres situated on the northern outskirts of Luton in Bedfordshire.
Although contained by urban development on three of its sides, it nevertheless offers a valuable green oasis for the local community and visitors to enjoy. Additionally, it provides a vital corridor for wildlife to access open countryside on the wood's northern edge.
The Volunteers were formed to ensure that Bramingham Wood will be preserved for now and - hopefully - into the future.
Its area is representitive of all ancient woodlands, which were
traditionally coppiced to provide regular supplies of timber for local
can become an active and extremely welcome Volunteer by using the
Join the Group tag located in the
navigation bar at the top of this page.
Further information about the Group's formation and its ongoing activities can be viewed by clicking the Wood's Management and Wood's History links, also displayed in that margin.
This website is
maintained by and is the copyright © of Bramingham Wood Volunteers.
Especially missed is his evocative comments about the wood, revealing his feelings and affection for it and its wildlife. This LINK contains articles that he wrote just before he became lost to the wood and those who knew him.