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Promoting best practice for biodiversity / bio-diversity in arboriculture and gardening works. Forestry and woodland management for biodiversity.

International day of forests March 21st 2017

International day of forests March 21st 2017 - playlist #InternationalDayOfForests #trees #treenews #loveforests The International Day of Forests was established on the 21st day of March, by resolution of the United Nations General Assembly on November 28, 2012.
Each year, various events celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests, and trees outside forests, for the benefit of current and future generations. Countries are encouraged to undertake efforts to organize local, national, and international activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns, on International Day of Forests. un The Secretariat of the United Nations Forum on Forests, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization, facilitates the implementation of such events in collaboration with governments, the Collaborative Partnership on Forests, and international, regional and sub-regional organizations. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Day_of_Forests IDFBANNER_EN...

The Forest Garden Tour – Agroforestry and permaculture with Martin Crawford

The Forest Garden Tour - Agroforestry and permaculture with Martin Crawford.

From LondonTreeSurgeons YouTube channel. Agroforestry is a land use management system in which trees or shrubs are grown around or among crops or pastureland. It combines shrubs and trees in agricultural and forestry technologies to create more diverse, productive, profitable, healthy,, ecologically sound, and sustainable land-use systems. Permaculture is a system of agricultural and social design principles centred on simulating or directly utilizing the patterns and features observed in natural ecosystems. Permaculture was developed, and the term coined by Bill Mollison and David Holmgren in 1978. http://Wikipedia.com...

Highgate Woods London – First recorded Leopard Moth – Zeuzera pyrina

First recorded Leopard Moth - Zeuzera pyrina

The first recorded Wood Leopard Moth, Zeuzera pyrina, has been made in Highgate Woods in North West London. Native to the UK it is only common in the South but never before in Highgate Woods and it's natural reintroduction is a sign of increased biodiversity in London. The larvae feed on the wood of a wide variety of deciduous trees and the "Highgate" Leopard Moth was discovered in the heart wood of an Ash log having entered through decayed outer wood suggesting healthy trees are not the preferred choice.

Recorded food species of Wood Leopard Moth (Wikipedia)

  • Acer
  • Aesculus
  • Amelanchier
  • Broussonetia
  • Carya
  • Castanea
  • Celtis
  • Ceratonia
  • Cotoneaster
  • ...

    Award winning wildlife garden – video added to our YouTube channel playlist.

    Wildlife Gardening - Award winning wildlife garden - video added to our YouTube channel playlist. The garden is home to thousands of British flora and fauna and more than 2,600 species have been identified in the garden since it opened in 1995. Wildlife garden profile, Natural History Museum, South Kensington, London 1995 - 2016 Award winning garden. The Wildlife Garden is open daily from 24 March to early November, with regular free family events. Visits are welcome by arrangement during the winter months - just ask at an information desk inside the Museum or email wildlifegarden@nhm.ac.uk Highlights and attractions Lady’s bedstraw, field scabious and wild carrot are in flower on the chalk down land. Speckled woods, red admirals, meadow browns and large white butterflies can be seen on sunny days. Common darter dragonflies and azure damselflies are regularly seen around the ponds Purple loosestrife, hemp agrimony and great willowherb attract bees and other pollinators. Fledgling wrens and blue tits can be heard...

    Free – rotten tree logs – ideal for Camden wildlife garden

    Free - rotten tree logs - ideal for Camden wildlife garden. Free delivery to Camden. A cancelled order for logs for a wildlife garden, dead wood wildlife habitat, has left a load of logs available to a good home. [gallery type="rectangular" size="medium" link="none" ids="1602,432,1524,1162"] LondonTreeSurgeons promoting biodiversity through good practice in arboriculture. What is arboriculture?  ...