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Environment Trees and Woodland

A Key for Identifying British Trees and Shrubs

A practical guide to identifying Britain's native trees and shrubs, in summer and winter.

Ancient Tree Hunt

A national project to map and record Britain's ancient trees, and so ensure their conservation. Includes resources, news, and hot to get involved.

Ancient Yew Group

Aims to monitor, survey and protect Britain's ancient yew trees. Features articles, a gazetteer of ancient, significant or lost yews and details of how to get involved.

Community Woodland Network

Network of local community woodland groups. Provides downloadable guides for those setting up a group, plus a directory of groups around the UK.

Community Woodlands Association

Represents Scotland’s community woodland groups, and provides advice, networking and training; describes their programmes and projects, with a list of members, news, contacts, jobs and volunteer opportunities.

Forestry Commission: Chalara Dieback of Ash

Contains Q&A, images and advice for the public and for woodland owners about chalara dieback of ash.

Forests Forever

The environmental voice of the timber industry and aims to promote the environmental benefits of timber as well as encourage responsible trading practices in the UK.

Friends of Trees

Promoting sacred groves anywhere on the British Isles and to advance the legal protection of ancient trees. Provides research documents, details of current projects and information about the group's history. https://www.facebook.com/friendoftrees friendsoftrees

Heritage Woodlands

A guide to a five-year project to restore 35 ancient South Yorkshire woodlands which fuelled the Industrial Revolution; includes maps, visitor information, how to get involved, and their education programme.

The National Forest

A forest in the making, with trees being planted across 200 square miles of central England. Includes news, extensive visitor information, project background and details of the Forest Plan up to 2014.

Native Woodlands Discussion Group

Group for enthusiasts concerned about the ecology and management of native woodlands in Northern Britain. Provides information about group activities, meetings and field trips.

New Caledonian Woodlands

Delivers a range of woodland and biodiversity projects to involve groups and individuals in improvements for environment and community; includes their programme and prices, with a profile and contacts.

One Oak

Educational project which follows one oak tree, from the time of its felling, through research into its age and history and on to the many different products made from its wood.

Plymouth Tree Partnership

Brings together organisations, groups and individuals who want to conserve and improve the city's trees. Includes information about their projects and tree warden scheme, background, and the city's favourite trees.

Scottish Aspen

A forum for gathering and sharing information on Aspen in Scotland; includes details of their recording scheme, and advice and resources for managing and propagating the species.

Small Woods Association

Supports and promotes the work done by the owners and carers of small woodlands. Provides FAQ, news, articles and information on Smallwoods magazine, plus details of courses and training in woodland related subjects.

Sylva Foundation

Charitable trust supporting sustainable forestry for public benefit. Offers information on a number of different projects and educational public initiatives.

Tir Coed

Alliance of countryside organisations in Wales promoting the importance of local woodlands. Contains downloadable policy documentation and details of current and past projects.

Tree Advice Trust

Charity offering practical information and guidance on the cultivation, maintenance and care of trees grown for amenity. Includes publications list and details of their tree helpline.

Tree Appeal

Aims to promote biodiversity, create habitats and improve the environment for people by planting native species of broad leaved trees. Includes details of their programmes for schools and businesses, how to get involved, and contacts.

Tree Council

Umbrella body for over 180 UK organisations working to promote the importance of trees within the changing environment. Includes details of community action programmes and the Tree Wardens scheme, plus news and publications lists.

Tree Matters

Produces The Dendrologist, a quarterly magazine for people interested in trees. Includes tree tips, events and training, and advice on local tree recording.

The Tree Register

Maintains a database of notable and ancient trees in Britain and Ireland. Includes news, information on tree measuring and tree measurement online form as well as access to the database.

Trees for Cities

Independent charity working with local communities on urban tree-planting and landscaping projects; information about their activities, education programme, background materials, and contact.

Woodland Trust

Woodland conservation charity presents publications, news releases, and information on campaigns and opportunities for involvement.

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