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Undoing reforestation progammes

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« on: September 14, 2009, 03:05 AM »
Greetings All,
Just came across Nick's excellent britainnature Website. If you haven't had a chance to have a butcher's at it, do so forthwith.

I'm not saying that I haven't bookmarked it and might well use it as a reference in the future, but my heart & what little spare time I have is for iberianatureforum  :angel:

However, one article there was of particular interest http://iberianature.com/britainnature/rspb-chop-down-forest-shock/ and I was wondering if anyone knew of similar projects here on the Ib. Pen. Haberlas, haylas (En. anyone?) but I can't think of any offhand.

I particularly liked the observation made by project manager Mike Coates: “It should be the right tree in the right place. A field of barley is a field of grass, but it’s not a meadow; it’s a crop. In the same way, these are areas of land dominated by trees, but they are not woods, they are crops.”

May-we-yet-live-to-see-the-eucalyptus-erradicated-from-the-coasts-of-Asturias-and-elsewhere -in-Spain regs.,
Technopat
« Last Edit: September 14, 2009, 12:19 PM by Technopat »
Technopat's disclaimer: If this posting seems over the top and/or gets your goat (Sp. anyone?), please accept my apologies and don't take it personally - it's just my instinctive tendency to put my foot in it whenever/wherever possible. See also:
http://www.iberianatureforum.com/index.php/topic,266