It is time for Tree Wardens to start applying for Trees and Hedgerow plants for planting next winter -2020 – 2021. Follow the link to find out more.
The Forestry Commission’s ‘Tree Health News’ for July has now been published.
The indexed month by month list is now on our resources page.
The Tree Council monthly newsletter for May 2020 is now published.
Tree wardens registered with the Tree Council will already have this sent direct by email.
In reply to my request for news about trees in your area, I have received an email from a Tree Warden in East Suffolk about several ailing common Yews (Taxus baccata ‘Fastigiata’) in his garden.
I am sorry to report that in the last week there has been further clearance of medieval field boundaries in Wilby, mid-Suffolk. The latest 200m to be destroyed was permitted by Suffolk County Council (SCC) under their land drainage powers.
The decision when to use tree guards on newly planted trees is not as simple as it might seem. The cost and the environmental effects of the many different types of plastic tree guards in the countryside needs careful consideration.
This difficult situation brought about by Covid 19 has disrupted our work as Tree Wardens as it has for the rest of society. However it also offers opportunities to get closer to nature on our daily walk (on our own or in pairs, keeping 2 meters social distance). Opportunities could include:
We’ve just heard about this initiative. How to make a big difference in a small space.
Follow this link to the latest ATF newsletter December 2019