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Everyone who knew Lloyd will be as shocked and saddened as...
Shaun Haddock | Aug 24, 2019
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This report highlights two sites near the limits of the...
Dirk Giseburt | Aug 08, 2019
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Marcie Mayer’s new book, Eating Acorns, has soft “wipeable”...
Roderick Cameron | Aug 07, 2019

Plant Focus

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Dwarf cultivars can be ideal for a small garden. Here are three "mini oaks". 

BBC Documentary on a Year in the Life of an Oak Tree

On Oct 1 the BBC will air a documentary that may be of interest to members. Oak Tree: Nature's Greatest Survivor documents a year-long study in which entomologist George McGavin investigates the sophisticated biology of one of the great icons of the British countryside - the oak tree. More details, including time of broadcast, on the BBC website here. If you don't have access to BBC Four, you can view a trailer here or read a Sunday Telegraph article by George McGavin about the documentary here.