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Greenwood Project

Dorset Greenwood Tree Project


Discovering, conserving and celebrating Dorset's Veteran Trees
The project aims are:

  • To raise awareness of veteran trees for their natural, cultural and historical heritage value
  • To secure the long-term future of veteran trees by promoting their importance for protection
  • To provide advice for best conservation practice
  • To galvanise support and enthusiasm for veteran trees among the general public

The project was intitiated in June 2007 by a partnership of organisations including Dorset Wildlife Trust, Dorset AONB, Cranborne Chase & West Wilts AONB, Natural England, Dorset Environmental Records Centre and North Dorset District Council.

The Ancient Tree Hunt supported the launch of the Greenwood Project and will see the final results from their surveys brought accross to sit within the data base at www.ancienttreehunt.org.uk so that the records can be shared on a national level.

Wildlife Trusts