Trees of Britain and Ireland


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Trees of Britain and Ireland Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: The Natural History Museum
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Pages: 224 Illustrations and other contents: Over 200 colour photographs ISBN: 9780565092955 Categories: ,

Published in association with the Tree Council the book is treasure-trove of facts about native trees, their associated organisms, management, products and the beliefs associated with trees. There are reference lists and tables of e.g. tree characteristics, associated species, diseases and altitude records. With >200 colour photographs, it provides a useful guide to the native trees of Britain and Ireland.

Weight1.1 kg



Author Biography

Edward Milner is an environmental consultant and filmmaker with over 40 years' experience of producing books and TV programmes and writing about the natural world and environmental issues. He was a Producer with the BBC for over 15 years, including the acclaimed BBC Natural History Unit, the Science Programmes Unit and BBC Open University. He set up Acacia Productions Ltd in 1985 and since then has been an independent Producer and Director, lecturer and researcher. He is a member of the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management, patron of the Tree Trust For Haringey and was a patron of the Soil Association's Responsible Forestry programme. The Natural History Museum in London houses one of the five largest botanical collections in the world with around six million plant specimens collected from the 17th century to the present day. The collections are an important resource for Museum scientists and researchers worldwide. The Tree Council is the UK's lead charity for trees, promoting their importance in a changing environment. It runs National Tree Week and encourages action for trees.