Well done for finding no.6 on the Hill End habitats trail!
Hill End has few veteran trees, but those we do have we value and look after as remnants of when Hill End was part of the neighbouring Wytham Wood.
Look at the veteran tree and measure how wide and tall it is.
You now know more about how we manage veteran trees on our site. If you want to find out even more, try these websites and links:
- What are veteran trees: Definitions: http://www.ancienttreeforum.co.uk/ancient-trees/what-are-ancient-veteran-trees/
- What are veteran trees and why are they important? https://www.forestresearch.gov.uk/tools-and-resources/historic-environment-resources/veteran-trees/
- Identifying veteran trees and species that use them: https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/trees-woods-and-wildlife/british-trees/ancient-trees/
- Management of veteran trees: http://www.ancienttreeforum.co.uk/resources/videos/veteran-tree-management/
- The value of veteran trees: https://environmentjournal.online/articles/value-veteran-trees/
- Care of veteran trees, dead wood and dating trees: https://historicengland.org.uk/advice/technical-advice/parks-gardens-and-landscapes/veteran-trees/