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Recent UK Projects Trees for Life - Allt Na Muic Woodland Restoration Project Trees for Life - Glen Affric - Caledonian Forest restoration Woodland Trust - Woods on your doorstep - Tramlines, Springfield Copse and Wantley Dragon Wood  Save our Squirrels Save our Squirrels Lancashire Wildlife Trust - Mossland Restoration Project Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust - The Blue Butterfly Scheme Wildlife Trust (BCNP) - Old Sulehay habitat protection Oxfordshire Woodland Project - Pruning workshop Butterfly Conservation - Grafton Wood Restoration - The Brown Hairstreak Butterfly The Woodland Trust - Woodland Creation in The Vale of Glamorgan Devon Wildlife Trust - Ash Moor habitat restoration Wiltshire Wildlife Trust - Blakehill airfield habitat restoration RSBP - House sparrows in schools Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust - Water Vole Conservation Project - London wetlands Centre Barnes Kent Wildlife Trust - Lydden and Temple Ewell Hedgerow project Dorset Wildlife Trust - Purchase of Winfrith Heath: SSSI Sussex Wildlife Trust - Ebernoe Common habitat protection Scottish Native Woods - Restoring and managing Riparian Woodlands

Kent Wildlife Trust

Photo: © Vernon Hucks, 2006

www.kentwildlife.org.uk

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Lydden and Temple Ewell Hedgerow project

Lydden and Temple Ewell as a reserve has received a number of classifications including National Nature Reserve, the highest classification granted by the UK government. It is also a SSSI, a Site of nature conservation interest (SNCI) and a special area of conservation (SAC). The reserve is made up of chalk grassland and woodland with a wide tange of flora and fauna including a notable display of orchids, also dyer's greenweed, cowslip and yellow-wort. The area is excellent at attracting insects and butterflies such as the chalk hill blues and the silver spotted skipper. There is also a well established colony of war-tbiter bush crickets. Restore UK has funded the establishment of a hedgerow on the site as well as feature trees hedging plants and other restorative work. This will encorporate over 2000 hedging trees, including hazel, hawthorn, blackthorn and dog-rows, which will provide an ideal habitat for fieldmice, voles and hedgehogs

http://www.restoreuk.org/projectsuk.php?prj=45

Of all the trees that grow so fair,
Old England to adorn,
Greater are none beneath the Sun,
Than Oak, and Ash, and Thorn.

Rudyard Kipling
A Tree Song