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Ancient tree guide 3: Trees and development


The Woodland Trust guide to ancient trees and development sets out good practice for protecting and incorporating ancient trees within new developments.


Guidance type/project stage

  • Ecosystem management
  • Principles and standards


  • Urban
  • Woodland

Challenges addressed

  • Climate change adaptation
  • Air quality
  • Biodiversity
  • Health, wellbeing & cultural value
  • Climate change mitigation
  • Natural flood management
  • Water quality

Source | Woodland Trust

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