Only fragments of Britain’s “temperate rainforest” remain – here’s some tips to help you identify one when you come across it.
Just 2.5% of the country has been continuously wooded for centuries.
“Will it become a wood again, how long will it take, which species will be in it?”
Masting is what biologists call the pattern of trees for miles around synchronizing to all produce lots of seeds – or very few. Why and how do they get on schedule?
Beeches are ‘non-native’ to Scotland because they got there less than 7,000 years ago. No, really.