Public Enquiries Officer
I have what I think is one of the best jobs at the Trust, as I get to spend my time talking to people about their trees, woods and anything nature-related! I love sharing my enthusiasm for the natural environment, and I’m one of those bores who will talk about nature until you stop me.
Emilie Bonnevay has 17 items in their collection
Knobbly growths on tree trunks: burrs and how they form
Blog post By Emilie Bonnevay, 18 May 2017, Ancient trees
Why do some trees have knobbly growths on their trunk? What are they, and how do they form?
Discover the difference between blackthorn and hawthorn
Blog post By Emilie Bonnevay, 3 April 2017, Wildlife & nature
Blackthorn and hawthorn both cover our hedges with beautiful blossom in spring, but how do you tell the difference between the two hedging species?
What is hoar frost, and how does it form?
Blog post By Emilie Bonnevay, 21 February 2017, Wildlife & nature
After the bout of cold weather we had at the beginning of February, a couple of our supporters sent in photos of hoar frosts that they’d spotted.
Why do beech trees have rippled bark?
Blog post By Emilie Bonnevay, 1 February 2017, Our woods, Threats
We recently had a query from one of our supporters about the unusual rippled bark on beech tree at one of our woods. Our Supporter Inquiries team explains how the bark could become rippled.
Does the size of an acorn matter?
Blog post By Emilie Bonnevay, 23 November 2016, Wildlife & nature
A gentleman recently got in touch with us to show us a photo of two acorns he’d collected on his walk. Never one to back away from an interesting question, we ‘hit the books’ to find out if the size of the acorn makes any difference to the final tree that grows.
Collecting and removing firewood: is it legal?
Blog post By Emilie Bonnevay, 28 September 2016, Our woods
As you step out on your walk it's easy to spot fallen and decaying wood but is it illegal to remove it from the woods?
What is growing on my tree? Black spots, galls and mildew
Blog post By Emilie Bonnevay, 1 August 2016, Wildlife & nature
Discover what's growing on your tree with our guide to the most commonly received black spot, gall and mildew questions.