NEW - A Guide to Veteran Trees
This guide was produced to assist members of the public in finding some of the most interesting and remarkable trees in and around Durham, Darlington, Gateshead, Sunderland and South Tyneside. It provides some examples of the extraordinary trees that can be found in the region with images and background information. There are also 8 self-guided walks ranging from 3km to 12km in length. A hard copy of the guide is available from Durham Wildlife Trust, 0191 584 3112, or an electronic version can be downloaded from the links below:
Durham Veteran Trees Project Newsletters
Issue 1 - Spring 2010
Issue 2 - Summer 2010
Issue 3 - Autumn 2010
Issue 4 - Spring 2011
Issue 5 - Summer 2011
Trees of County Durham - by John McBain
NEW - Veteran Tree Management Guide
This guide offers background information on veteran trees and how to identify them, as well as tips on managing your tree positively for wildlife and how to protect veteran trees of the future.
Part 1 - What is a Veteran Tree and why are they important?
Part 2 - Identifying Veteran Trees
Part 3 - Does your tree need active management?
Part 4 - How to manage your Veteran Tree
Part 5 - How to positively manage your tree for wildlife
Part 6 - Veteran Trees of the future
Management Guide cover and useful contacts
If you would like a hard copy of the Management Guide please contact the project office on 0191 584 3112 or firstname.lastname@example.org