The Woodland Trust

Publication date:

January 2005

Publication type:

Practical guidance



Ancient trees and farming guide, January 2005

This guide considers how farming may affect the lives of ancient trees. What simple measures can you take to care for trees in a farming environment?

Only 150-years ago, our hedgerows were full of trees. However, changes in farming practices have meant that only a few farmland ancient trees remain. If these disappear we lose history, culture, wildlife and landscape beauty.

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