The future: what can we do...?
Climate change modelling
An online project you can take part in
Results from recent modelling experiments offered by the BBC
Protecting ancient woodland
Find your nearest ancient woodland
Zoom in on your local area
At 'city level' (move the slider on the left-hand screen) one of the data layers is called 'ancient woodland inventory'. When switched on it shows all the ancient woods in your area as icons. At ‘local level’ these resolve into the actual shapes of the woods - hovering your mouse pointer over them gives more information.
The Common Agricultural Policy
Information from the BBC website
Information from the RSPB website
Find a Nature Reserve
Plant a tree
The Woodland Trust is currently offering a free tree pack of 30 saplings to UK schools
Further tree packs can be purchased via the Trust's Native Tree Shop
Community planting days are offered throughout the UK during the winter months - these are usually at weekends, but keen pupils may wish to attend with their families.
Choose the ‘tree planting’ option from the website.
Sample press releases
The Woodland Trust
The Wildlife Trusts