Durham Veteran Trees Forum
Durham Biodiversity Action Plan
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THE DURHAM VETERAN TREES PROJECT
STEP 1 (this is the minimum information required)
STEP 2 (answer as many of the following questions as you can)
Private - not visible from public access (owner's permission required to measure the tree) e.g. a tree that stands on private land is either not visible or close enough to record any accurate data without trespassing.
Private - visible from public access (owner's permission required) e.g. a tree stands in a private field, park, garden, or any other land that does not have public access, but can clearly be seen and identified from public access land.
Public - open access (i.e. public park) e.g. a tree that stands on ground with full public access 24 hours a day.
Public - partial access (i.e. next to footpath or road) e.g. a tree that stands next to or close to a footpath, road, garden, park or other publicly accessible land.
Public - restricted access (i.e. National Trust property) e.g. a tree that stands on ground with full public access during limited opening times. In many cases there may be a charge to access the site and see the tree .
Is the tree:
Additional comments on location e.g. is this in a Durham Wildlife Trust site?
Are you recording as part of an organisation, and if so, which one?
Birch polypore/razorstrop fungus (Piptoporus betulinus)
Chicken of the woods
( Ganoderma australe)
(Polyporus squamosus )
Bats and Birds
Evidence of bats
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Evidence of other birds
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
Evidence of tree invertebrates
Decaying wood in the crown
Decaying wood on the ground
Holes or water pockets
If you have a photograph of the tree please can you email it to
Please include your name and the grid reference or location of the tree in your email
I am emailing an image of the tree separately