The trees that hold the secrets to our past… and our future?
Thursday 25 February 2021
Tricia Moxey, CPRE Essex vice-chairman, reviews a book that is both fascinating and concerning As a tree grows, it lays down an annual ring of new woody tissue just beneath the bark. The width of each ring will reflect the growing conditions of each specific year – wider in a year of warmth and rain, […] Read more >
Felling licences are simple and free to obtain, so why are so many trees being axed illegally?
Wednesday 7 August 2019
For this story we are indebted to our friends at the Forestry Commission, who have reported an increase in the number of cases of illegal tree-felling across East Anglia The area of woodland felled without a felling licence increased from 9.48 hectares in 2013-14 to 20.55 hectares in 2017-18. All reports of unlicensed felling are […] Read more >