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Tree Planting in the Yorkshire Dales

Xiros pride ourselves on being an environmentally responsible company and seek to both offset our company carbon footprint and to support environmental initiatives in our beautiful local countryside. As such we have supported the planting of trees at two sites in the Yorkshire Dales National Park as a Business Partner of the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust.

One of these sites is Woodale Wood at Scar House Reservoir in Upper Nidderdale. Made up of over 7,000 trees this beautiful new woodland is an important habitat for native wildlife, including endangered species such as common redstart, cuckoo, and black grouse. It will also grow to support ancient woodland flora, invertebrates, and other wildlife.

The second site is Pasture Wood above Grassington in Wharfedale, where the YDMT have planted 5,500 native broadleaved trees, predominately ash, but also including oak, birch, rowan, holly, hazel, hawthorn and willow.

To encourage health and wellbeing amongst our employees Xiros have arranged guided walks around these sites to give the team the chance to visit the new woodlands and to take in the magnificent scenery of these rural areas. You can find out more about the amazing work of the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust here: bit.ly/2XqIYNa