Friends of the Earth Tree Canopy Map
After a lot of hard work with Friends of the Earth we are pleased that our LiDAR Tree Canopy Map of England has been launched. You can read about the key findings and the relationship between canopy cover and deprevation … Continued
What about the small woods, individual trees and hedgerows in the Chew Valley?
The existing “woodland” in the Chew Valley covers some 7% of the land area. This figure is derived from the National Forest Inventory (NFI) 2018, compared to 10% cover for England and 13% for the UK as a whole. These … Continued
Where could we create woodland in England?
Terra Sulis has been working with Friends of the Earth on creating a woodland opportunity map for England. The methodology developed in the Chew Valley has been extended to map all of England to identify marginal land that might be … Continued
Where to put Silvopasture in Chew Valley?
Where might slivopasture (the integration of trees with livestock) be established in the Chew Valley? We already know that ancient woodland tends to be found hugging the steeper slopes on more marginal land and that there is the opportunity to … Continued
England Woodland Tree Strategy Consultation
The England Tree Strategy Consultation is now open, closing date 11 September 2020. Here is a good summary of what it is and what you can do: England Tree Strategy – what you can do