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Downloadable info

To help you with your hunting

Introduction to the Ancient Tree Hunt - produced by the Woodland Trust (Ancient Tree Hunt team)

Measuring the girth of a tree - produced by the Woodland Trust (Ancient Tree Hunt team)

Standard Recording form - produced by the Woodland Trust (Ancient Tree Hunt team)

Brief for walk leaders - produced by the Woodland Trust (Ancient Tree Hunt team)

Children's activities leaflet - produced by the Woodland Trust (Ancient Tree Hunt Team)

To help you develop your knowledge

The Veteran Trees handbook: a guide to good management – produced by English Nature (now part of Natural England)

Estimating the age of large and veteran trees in Britain - produced by the Forestry Commission

Ancient Woods: A guide for woodland owners and managers - produced by the Woodland Trust (Conservation Team)

The Management of Ancient Wood Pasture - by Forestry Commission Scotland.

Ancient Tree Guides Numbers 1 to 7 - produced by the Ancient Tree Forum.

A variety of other information on Veteran Trees is also available to download and purchase in hard copy format from English Nature (now part of Natural England). For further information please visit the publications section of their website