Ancient Tree Guides No.1: Trees and farming
A guide that looks at how farming may affect the lives of ancient trees and at simple measures that can prevent their untimely death.
Year of Publication2004
This note offers guidance in respect of some common farming activities that affect ancient trees, including:1. Cultivation and ditching2. Fertilisers and animal medicines3. Grazing4. Retention of mature and ancient trees – alive and dead5. Best practice when cutting mature and ancient trees
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Trees & timber
- Subject Collection > Trees & timber > Amenity woodland
- Subject Collection > Climate, ecology & environment > Managing land for environmental benefit
- Subject Collection > Climate, ecology & environment > Landscape
- Subject Collection > Climate, ecology & environment > Wildlife & biodiversity
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