The Woodland Trust

Publication date:

March 2012

Publication type:

Research report



Ecological value of trees outside woods, March 2012 research report

This report by Nick Brown and Roberta Fisher of the University of Oxford’s Department of Plant Sciences looks at the benefits of trees outside woods.

These are the trees found singly in hedgerows and in parks and gardens or as small groves in an agricultural landscape.

Learn about this forgotten resource that has never been accurately counted and is often undervalued.

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