The ancient skill of coppicing has been practised at least since Anglo Saxon times and possibly longer.
Ancient semi-natural woodlands (ASNWs) are woods that have persisted in the landscape since the Middle Ages.
Many people can easily identify trees that are common in the area in which they live.
Any tree will need judicious trimming from time to time, either in the interests of safety or to lessen shade cast underneath them.
Autumn is the best time to collect tree seeds and berries for propagation.
Trees can be farmed annually – timber, fruits, mistletoe, holly, dried bay leaves, bundles of twigs, bags of logs and sawdust, staking poles, fencing, bedding, food for animals.
Tree Wardens are people who volunteer and appointed to gather information and to encourage practical projects relating to trees in the community.