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Tree Planting @ Sker farm & National Tree Week: 26 November – 4 December

National Tree Week is the UK’s largest tree celebration, annually launching the start of the winter tree planting season. During National Tree Week 2011, the Tree Council is urging everyone who cares for their environment to take that step and … Continue reading

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Answers to your TPO questions

Many trees in Bridgend are protected by a TPO (Tree Preservation Orders) or are protected in conservation areas. A TPO is made by the Local Planning Authority to protect specific trees or a particular area, group or woodland from deliberate … Continue reading

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Does money grow on trees??

Unfortunately not, but trees could save money!!  A new report by the Woodland Trust declares that native woodland creation can provide an attractive and less costly alternative to amenity grassland in the right location. In addition to saving money, trees … Continue reading

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The Bridgend ‘Species of the Day’ today is the Mallard

Mallard      Anas platyrhynchos Mallards are one of the most commonly seen birds in the UK and are a resident species on most of Bridgend County’s lakes and ponds.  The male is distinctive with its yellow bill, bottle green head, white … Continue reading

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The Bridgend ‘Species of the Day’ today is the Ash Tree

Ash   Fraxinus excelsior Ash trees are common in Bridgend County and it is the fourth most common tree in the UK.  The tree has a silvery bark, that when fully mature become more fissured.  The ash tree forms 6-12 paired leaves … Continue reading

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