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Oxlips at Hayley Wood

Botany is one of those passions you can engage in almost anywhere – this could be spotting dandelions brightening in the lawn, ivy-leaved toadflax scrambling up the wall or whitlow grass offering a tiny bunch of flowers beside the pavement. 193 more words

Ancient Woodlands Vulnerability Within The Housing White Paper

Ancient British woodland and veteran trees are truly exceptional entities. Mechanically unique in each region of the UK, these century old woodlands have ecologically transformed themselves into biologically diverse powerhouses of scientific and cultural importance. 922 more words

Ancient Trees

A Sea of Bluebells - Fairy Flowers






The bluebell, with its sweet, ever so charming scent, can beguile and enchant the most fleeting gossamer-winged fairy. 136 more words

Wildlife Photography

Warming Denge Woods

The great swathe of woodland south of Chilham in East Kent is coming alive in the unseasonal Mediterranean warmth of early April. Birch, hazel and hornbeam are in early leaf, whitebeams too, but the stolid oak, ash and beech remain in bud. 413 more words

British Wildlife

Woodland wildflowers of the Wye valley; Ramsons. (Allium ursinum)

  • Ramsons, smells of garlic and onions, they have white flowers and in some areas it replaces bluebells and so the field layer of the woods is white not blue.
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Ninewells Wood

The UK's forgotten natural wonder; ancient woodland

The tropical rainforests of South America, the savannas of Africa, the grasslands of Mongolia, the ice sheets of Antarctica and the Great Barrier Reef. We all wonder at their existence, their diversity, we cherish them and instinctively know to protect them. 834 more words


Protecting ancient trees

Right now in the UK, the government is considering a change to the law that would see ancient woodland and aged and veteran trees added to the list of the nation’s assets that should be explicitly protected from development. 334 more words