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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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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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