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The Woodland Trust, founded in Devon in 1972, and now based in Grantham, Lincolnshire, is a conservation charity in the United Kingdom concerned with the protection and sympathetic management of native woodland heritage. Uploaded as Fair Use from http://www. ... Devon is a county in South West England, bordering on Cornwall to the west, Dorset and Somerset to the east. ... 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... Location within the British Isles. ... Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in the East Midlands of England, traditionally the second largest after Yorkshire. ... Biologically, a woodland is differentiated from a forest. ... Heritage can refer to: Inheritance Kinship and descent This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


It looks after more than 1,100 woods and groups of woods covering 190 km². Nearly 350 of the sites contain ancient woodland of which 70 per cent is semi-natural ancient woodland – land which has never been cleared or replanted by man. They also manage over 110 Sites of Special Scientific Interest. They also create new woodlands: over 32 km² have been created, including 250 new community woods in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Their largest current project is the 41.7 km² Glen Finglas Estate in the Trossachs. A Site of Special Scientific Interest or SSSI is a conservation designation denoting a protected area in the United Kingdom. ... The Glen Finglas Estate is a property in the Trossachs managed by The Woodland Trust. ... The Trossachs (Scottish Gaelic, Na Trosaichean) itself is a small woodland glen between Ben An to the north and Ben Venue to the south, with Loch Katrine to the west and Loch Achray to the east, but the name is used generally to refer to the wider area of wooded...


The Woodland Trust uses its experience and authority in conservation to influence others who are in a position to improve the future of native woodland. This includes government, other landowners and like-minded organisations. It also campaigns to protect ancient woodland from destructive development. Ancient Woodland is a term used in the United Kingdom to refer specifically to woodland dating back to at least 1600 in England and Wales, (or 1750 in Scotland). ...


External links

  • http://www.woodland-trust.org.uk
  • http://www.treeforall.org.uk
  • http://www.woodsunderthreat.info

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The Woodland Trust - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (198 words)
The Woodland Trust, founded in Devon in 1972, and now based in Grantham, Lincolnshire, is a conservation charity in the United Kingdom concerned with the protection and sympathetic management of native woodland heritage.
Nearly 350 of the sites contain ancient woodland of which 70 per cent is semi-natural ancient woodland – land which has never been cleared or replanted by man. They also manage over 110 Sites of Special Scientific Interest.
The Woodland Trust uses its experience and authority in conservation to influence others who are in a position to improve the future of native woodland.
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