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Tree Offer 2020

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.

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July 2020 Tree Health News

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.

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Walk Where You May

The Tree Council monthly newsletter for May 2020 is now published.

Follow this link to view it.

Tree wardens registered with the Tree Council will already have this sent direct by email.

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Tree Health

Yew dieback

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.

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Hedgerows

Hedgerow clearance in Wilby

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.

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Tree Protection Guide

Forestry Commission guide click to load pdf

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.

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Bats and Trees

Following a conversation with a tree warden in Stowmarket about dead and dying trees being often roosting places for bats we have added information from the Bat Conservation Trust to our Resources page. Please be aware of bats when trees are to be felled.

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Coronavirus message for volunteer Tree Wardens

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:

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Minature forests

We’ve just heard about this initiative. How to make a big difference in a small space.

Cartoon image of fully grown tiny forest in use as a recreation space
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Ancient Tree Forum Newsletter Dec 2019

Follow this link to the latest ATF newsletter December 2019

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