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Do you know your trees? ~ by Lewis

Do you know your trees?

Perhaps you or someone in the family would like some help in identifying trees. If so try:

http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/infd-5g2kv3 (an excellent guide)

http://www.nifg.org.uk/wintertrees.htm (identifying trees in winter) for starters or ….

http://www.adur.gov.uk/your-environment/tree-id.htm
http://www.woodlands.co.uk/blog/tree-identification/ OR

the woodlands tree identification pages http://www.woodlands.co.uk/blog/tree-identification/

this offers some 20+ links to various trees, showing the leaves, the fruits / seeds,

plus

http://www.teachingtrees.org.uk/ (offers a number of online activities to help children ‘know their trees’)

http://www.woodland-trust.org.uk/discovery/images/treeid_activity.pdf (a series of worksheets for children on leaves and fruits)

If you would like to learn more then the Field Studies Council offers courses on Tree identification in a number of their centres – see:

http://www.field-studies-council.org/leisurelearning/2006/flowersandplants/trees.aspx

Posted in: Flora & Fauna, Practical Guides ~ On: 24 May, 2006

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