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Ancient and Veteran Trees explained

These two terms are in common use, but they have specific meanings when it comes to their conservation. All ancient trees are veterans, but a tree may qualify as a veteran without being ancient.  733 more words

Bristol Trees

The New Forest

I went for a short walk in The New Forest National Park while the brilliant early morning sun was still low with the dappling, intense colour and contrasts. 66 more words


Clapham Village, Yorkshire Dales.

Clapham without doubt is one of the loveliest of dales villages. Clapham beck which is crossed by a number of old stone bridges runs through the centre, with many of the old surrounding stone houses dating back to the 18th century. 190 more words

Yorkshire Dales

Parrot's Drumble recce...

A wet overcast day and I went with Jenny Harper to make an assessment visit to the site of the next PCNS Photowalk, Parrot’s Drumble, which amazingly I have never visited and yet only a ten-minute drive away from home. 196 more words


Mystery in the woods

“Presently, the track came out into a clearing at a patch of flat ground. In the middle of the clearing was a big circle of black burnt earth. 1,004 more words

The Woods

National Planning Policy Framework VS Ancient Trees

The continuing push for improved protection for ancient woodland seems to be starting to bear fruit. Campaigns to highlight the importance of how reforms to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)could have huge and long lasting effects on how our ancient woodlands and trees are protected appear to have been noticed. 383 more words


April - The Time to Experience Fairy Thimbles

Ancient woodland treasures

Bees, butterflies and other insects feed on the nectar of the ancient Bluebell. These wonderful  purple flowers provide an excellent source of nectar. 183 more words

Wildlife Photography