Oak and Hornbeam  woodland

Finding out about woodland.

I started by watching  the six short Open University videos – easy to follow and informative.

Open university – exploring oak woodland, six short videos

General

The Forestry Commission

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/forestry-commission

The Woodland Trust – lots of information, fun family activities.

http://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk

Thinning woodland

Hunt for Ancient Oaks and register them – Lots in Hilly Fields already registered, let’s find some in Whitewebbs.

https://ati.woodlandtrust.org.uk/how-to-record/species-guides/oak

Investing in woodland

Other sources of information:

https://www.woodlands.co.uk/

Tree identification guide:

https://www.woodlands.co.uk/blog/tree-identification/

Protecting ancient woodland

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/ancient-woodland-and-veteran-trees-protection-surveys-licences

Getting permission to fell trees:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/831638/Tree_Felling_-_Getting_Permission.pdf

Map of felling projects

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/consultation-and-the-public-registers