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Ancient & veteran yew distribution in the UK - data report

An Ancient Tree Hunt data distribution map showing locations of ancient and veteran Yew in the UK at 8 January 2013.

This latest Ancient Tree Hunt data report shows the distribution of ancient, veteran and notable yew trees in the UK. Yews are some of our most ancient, long lived trees. Experts believe that the British Isles have the highest concentration of ancient yew in Europe. Much more on yew can be found at the Ancient Yew Group website.

Ancient & veteran distribution, UK, Jan 2013

The Ancient Tree Hunt is a living database of ancient and special trees. It was launched in 2004 as a joint venture with the Tree Register of the British Isles and the Ancient Tree Forum, and led by The Woodland Trust.

- Data is used to support biodiversity planning
- The database helps tree protection initiatives
- We support programmes of seed collection from ancient trees.
- More than 110,000 hand-picked trees have so far been recorded in the UK.

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