Feb 10 2020

Line of Beauty [Broadleaf Magazine, Autumn 2019]

[from Broadleaf magazine, Autumn 2019]   Line of Beauty   by Kit Buchan   A well-laid hedgerow is the backbone of biodiversity, and the Trust plants plenty. Novice hedger Kit Buchan tries his hand at the art of hedging with expert hedgelayer Heather Swift at Smithills, and reveals how vital these ecosystems...

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Feb 10 2020

What Lies Beneath [from Broadleaf magazine, Autumn 2019]

[caption id="attachment_7067" align="aligncenter" width="335"] Fly Agaric fungus (Amanita muscaria) fruiting body under a birch (Betula) tree. Powys, Wales. October.[/caption]     [from Broadleaf Magazine, Autumn 2019]   What Lies Beneath   by Fiona Collins   A dark web lurks under the woodland floor – and we can’t survive without it. Fiona Collins talks with Prof. Lynne...

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Feb 03 2020

Emergency Tree Plan for the UK

Campaign for massive woodland expansion Today we have launched our plan to increase tree cover across the UK and tackle the climate and nature crises. It’s called the Emergency Tree Plan and you can take action here: https://campaigns.woodlandtrust.org.uk/page/54227/action/1   Here’s the background:   The Committee on Climate Change states that the...

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