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By the use of modern web technology and communication we are helping to network like-minded individuals and companies involved in woodland managment, tree surgery, wood and woodland products, sustainable building and architecture, conservation, permaculture and sustainability

Featured Links


Join your Local Freecycle Network - Find a home for your unwanted items & find what your looking for for free


Resurgence Online

A must read - take a look

Resurgence Carbon Dioxide Calculator

"Home Sweet Home" - Climate Change Animation


Local - Herts

Aquamaintenance - Hertfordshire's Premier Pond Design, Construction & Maintenance Specialists
The Oak Studio Garden Design - Award Winning Garden Design Company based in Saffron Walden

Herts & Middlesex Bat group
Wocko the woodsman - Knebworth
Red Rae Saddlery Online - Ware, Herts

Andrew Rees - Roof Thatcher (Long Straw & Water Reed)
Tel: 01799 513743 / 07712 840496

Great Groves - Woodland - A great example of another local sustainble woodland project
East Herts Council - Protection of Trees on Development sites
Capel Manor - College or arboricultre & horticulture
Rivers Nursery Orchard
Herts page of UK Biodiversity
Countryside Managment Service
Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust
Local Biodiversity Action Plan - A 50 year vision for the the wildlife & natural habitats of Hert Shiatsu treatments and courses in Hertfordshire - Liz Welch (MRSS) Hertford Natural Therapies Centre South East Airport Expansion Proposals & impact on ancient woodland - Woodland Trust Document

Stort Valley Project - Sawbridgeworth
Concept Gardens - Garden Designers & Landscaping


Kindred Spirits

The Tree - A resource and meeting place for tree lovers and green activists. A site full of tree information

Planet Earth Landscapes - Tree Surgery and Landscaping - Milton Keynes/Newport Pagnell Area
Gnosis - Woodland managment and more - Pontypridd, S.Wales - Lovely site
Prince Charles - A link to the website of Prince Charles a supporter of the envionment and sustainability
Prince Charles speaks on sustainable forestry Realising Aspirations: Or Using Value for Money to Make the Public Sector More Sustainable - The Report
Dancing with Trees
- Recreational Tree Climbing and a great Ethos
Urban Forestry Group - Tree Surgeons in Cheshire Forest Schools / The Woodland Classroom
Forest Education Initiative Forest Inspirations



Arboricultural Association
International Society of Arboriculture
European Arboricultural Association
NPTC - National Proficiency Test Council (Chainsaw Certificates)
Arborecology - A wonderful site regarding correct arboriculture. Inspirational & a great resource
Tree Work Accidents - Health & Safety Executive Report
Pruning trees (University of Florida) - An introduction to good tree surgery, what to avoid, what to look for AlphaSearch: Forestry, Woodland and Arboriculture Data Base for the UK
Kevin Moore - Arbocop - Arboricultural Training & Management
Arboricultural Information Exchange (AIE) - A wealth of Arboricultural Information
Information of Tree Preservation Orders (TPO's) - From the AIE website
UK Tree Care - Online e-mail forum for discussion on all aspects of trees and their care and maintenance
East of England Apples and Orchards Project
Hedge Line - Campaign for Effective Legislative Control of Problem High Hedges
Trees & Subsidence - Homepage of P.G. Biddle (Authority on Trees & Buildings Issues)
Alex Shigo & Associates - Homepage of the late Alex Shigo - "The Tree Expert" - He will be missed
Right Trees - The Right Trees for a changing climate - Mayor of London
Invasive species specialist group Tree felling and Ground work - Nantwich & Cheshire, Shropshire area


Arboricultural Equipment

Stanton Hope
Buxtons Online
Honey Bros
Small plant breakers - Chainsaw e.t.c. used spare parts


Arboricultural Courses

Capel Manor
Shuttleworth College


Woodlands & Forestry

Ecolots - Free online advertising for all in involved with the sustainable management of land, trees & wildlife Forestry and British Timber
Woodland Trust - Woodland Trust - Information guide to Native Trees
Forestry Commision
Tree Council
Forest Industries Development Council
Forestry and Timber Association
Royal Forestry Society
Small Woods Association
Tree Advice Trust
FSC - Forest Stewardship Council
Church of the Living tree
Michigan's Forest Forever - Teachers guide - Woodlands for sale
John Clegg & Co - Rural surveyors, valuers and consultants - Woodlands for sale
Treefest 2002 - Celebrating Scotland's Trees, Woods & Forests - Lists 100 Heritage trees of Scotland SoundWood - Make music conserve trees
Flight Path to Destruction - Impact of UK airport expansion plans on ancient woodland - Woodland Trust
From Wild Wood to Concrete Jungle - The threat to ancient woodland - Woodland Trust & WWF report
Reclaming our forgotten inheritance - Race to save Britain's hidden woodland treasures - Woodland Trust Planning for sustainable woodlands - Chapter 7 submission to the forestry forum
British Trees Website Woodland Trust Native Tree Shop
Information of Tree Preservation Orders (TPO's) - From the AIE website
Woodland Management - A very good resource for woodland info - Offwell Woodland & Wildlife Trust
East of England Apples and Orchards Project
Continuous Cover Forestry Group The Forest Guild
Community Woodland Network
- The Woodland Trust


UK Information on Lymes Disease carried by deer and sheep ticks found in woodlands

The Deer Initiative
- Fact Sheet on Lyme's Disease
Lyme Disease Action website
Disease - Informative article from
Ticks - Another informative article from
Contractable diseases passed to humans from wild animals - Manchester Metropolitan University
Lymes disease - Scottish Canoe Association


Woodland Crafts

Coppice Craft Courses - Courses at the beautiful Brithdir Mawr Sustainable Community in West Wales Humungus Fungus - Mushroom cultivation on log piles
Dick Fine Tools GMBH - German Fine Tool Suppliers
Woodland Craft Supplies Old Tool Store Lightwoods - A website about a small woodland in Surrey. Making charcoal kilns, pole lathe, shaving horse e.t.c Nurseries & Suppliers
Chew Valley Trees Land Management
agregister - Directory of fencing suppliers e.t.c.


Environmental, Education, Ethics


Earth Repair Catalogue
Permaculture Magazine
Field Studies Council
Ethical Consumer
The Centre for Alternative technology Greenpeace
DEFRA UK - Environmental Protection
English Nature
Envirolink - Web site with links to thousands of online environmental resources
Enviroreporting - The International Corporate Environmental Reporting Site
Green Consumer Guide
The busy persons guide to greener living
Envirospace - Environmental Portal - Articles, views, jobs, discussion forum
Flora & Fauna International
The Countryside Agency
The Bat Conservation Trust
Plant life - The Wild Plant Charity
The Rufford Maurice Laing Foundation - Small & Major Grants for Conservation
Natural History Museum
The Postcode Plants Database - Find flora & fauna native to your postcode
Log Maker - Fuel for free from burnable household waste
Green Space - helping those committed to the planning, design, mgmt & use of parks & open spaces
The Green Roadshow - Britain's first mobile eco-centre - Powered by the wind and sun
Living - Independant shopping and information portal into the world of ethical living


Permaculture & Smallholding

Permaculture Design at Tir Penrhos Isaf, Snowdonia National Park
Smallholder Magazine
Happy Hens - Good supplier of many types of chickens & homes, plus great website very informative



Unesco article about Ethical Banking Ethical screening - Socially responsible Investment Research Business in the community
Co-operative bank
Triodos Bank UK - Ethical savings accounts - Ethical Internet banking
The Ecology Building Society - Mortgages promoting sustainable housing & communities & woodland



ASH - Action on smoking and health
European Shiatsu School Pukka Herbs - Ayurvedic herb supplies
Herbsphere - Resource site for use of plants in health
Rutland Biodynamics - Herbal medicine supplies
Natural matters - Comprehensive natural living directory



Food and Water Watch
The Meatrix - Award winning animation movie about factory farming
The Vegetarian Society
The Soil Association
The Duke of Cambridge Pub - Islington - The Worlds First Certified Organic Pub
Vegan Straight Edge
The Vegan Society
A lot of Organics - The UK's organic search engine
The Ethical Food Company
Sustainable Table - Serving up healthy food choices
Food Standards Agency - Independent department to protect the public's health in relation to food Wild Forest Foods - Wild, exotic and unusual produce for the gourmet kitchen



Yaoh Hemp Products


Sustainable & Renewable Energy

Wire Free Direct Ltd - Kent based suppliers of solar panels, wind turbines and renewable energy
The biofuel-uk Website - Promoting biofuels in the UK
Renewable Energy Systems UK
British Wind Energy Association
Danish Wind Turbine Manufacturers' Association
American Wind Energy Authority: Wind Energy Fact Sheets
Policy and Renewables Obligation - UK Goverment (DTI)
Yes2wind - Information and resources for the public to support wind farm proposals
Windpower Monthly
European Wind Energy Association
Green Energy Centre
The Centre for Alternative Technology
Biomass Energy Technology
Alternative Fuels Technology
Log Maker - Fuel for free from burnable household waste
The Green Roadshow - Britain's first mobile eco-centre - Powered by the wind and sun
Jolly-mec - Italian woodburning stoves - very efficient
Solartwin... the solar water heating system
Bioenergy Technology Ltd - UK Suppliers of wood burning boilers and ancillary equipment
Biodiesel -
Solar Energy Alliance - Suppliers of solar, wind & hydro generators
Balancing Mechanism Reports - 1/2hr updates on current output of nat. grid, elec. prices & forecasts
CADDET - The Centre for the Analysis and Dissemination of Demonstrated Energy Technologies
Customer Utility Services - Website that gives advice on how to save money on domestic energy bills
Electricity Info - This site collects the fuel mix breakdowns from all the major UK electricity suppliers
Enagri - E-mag and website providing up-to-date information about green and renewable energy
Energy Portal - Discussion and news about alternative energy
GREENTIE Directory - Searchable directory of suppliers of tech to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LCVP) - Promoting the UK shift to clean low carbon vehicles & fuels - Raising awareness & discussion of the impending & permanent decline of cheap oil & gas
REAL Assurance Scheme - Ensure your supplier of micro gen equipment is REAL Assurance Listed
SEE-Stats - Monitoring the progress of the S.E. England region towards meeting its renewable energy targets
BioEnergy-Info - Digital library that provides an overview of information resources on bioenergy.
Biogas (Anaerobic Digestion) Rutherford Renewables - FAQs, case studies & info on Anaerobic Digestion
AEBIOM- European Biomass Association
Bio-energy West Midlands - Facilitating knowledge transfer and best practice about bioenergy within this region
Bioenergy East Midlands- Increasing the use of locally grown biomass for the creation of heat and energy
Biomass Energy Centre - Providing advice on biomass derived fuels & associated conversion technologies
EUBIA- European Biomass Industry Association
European Pellet Centre - Essential information about biofuel pellets for energy purposes in Europe
IEA Bioenergy- What is Bioenergy? - Educational site outlining the uses & benefits of biomass derived fuels - National Energy Foundation's Log Pile project. Promoting the use of wood
Nottinghamshire County Council's Wood Energy Newsgroup
Pro-Bio Faraday - Ensuring that the benefits of biocatalysis are available to manufacturing industry
SuperGen BioEnergy Research Group Research into renewable energy generation from biomass
The Biomass Pyrolysis Network - A network of active researchers and developers of fast pyrolysis of biomass
Environmental Services Association - Biomass (Energy from Waste)
British Hydropower Association
European Small Hydropower Association
British Photovoltaic association
ENF (Energy Focus) - An industry-focused website providing market info on solar power in Europe & China
European Wave Energy Thematic Network
Offshore Wind Energy Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)
Wind Farm News - Windfarms and alternatives in the British Isle
Future Energies - Dedicated to exploring innovations in a variety of futuristic and renewable technologies
Institute of Physics 'Fuel Cell Review'

Biomass Energy Centre - information to anyone with an interest in biomass derived solid, liquid and gaseous fuels and associated conversion technologies
"Sustainable Build" Website


UK Biodiversity Action Plans
Butterfly Conservation
Tree book publishers - New website of Sage Press


Eco-Building & Sustainable Living

That Roundhouse - A loveley site about a roundhouse built at Brithdir Mawr Eco-village, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Brithdirmawr - Eco-village, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Straw bale building association
Centre for Alternative Technology
Chapter 7
Goverment's Planning Portal
Reel furniture - Eco-friendly wooden furniture for home, conservatory and garden
Strawbale Building - Information & workshops
Blue Forest - Bespoke tree houses and eco-lodges
Low Impact Living Initative
Eco Holidays - Infomative non-profit making website regarding Eco Holidaying
Nigel’s Eco Store - Eco friendly garden products Architects & architecture - Sustainable & Environmentally Responsive
Mark Kingsley Architects



UK Recycled products directory
Forest Recycling Project
Community Recycling Network
London Community Recycling Network
Waste Watch - National organisation promoting & encouraging waste reduction, reuse and recycling Community Composting Network
Log Maker - Fuel for free from burnable household waste
The Waste Book - A excellent guide to recycling options for a wide range of waste



Hedges online - Hedge planting advice, species selection and sales in the South East
Concept Gardens - Garden Designers & Landscaping
Anglian Gardener - Garden advice and directory of services
NCCPG - The National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens
Woodland Trust Native Tree Shop - Buy native trees from this website and support the WT
Growing Technologies - Products for professionals in Hort, Agri, Forestry & Landscaping
Garden Centre Online - Jackson's online plant nursery offers an excellent mail order plant service. Olivebay - "Gardens to Revive your Senses" - Award winning Garden Lanscaping and Design. N Lon


Seed Sources

Agroforestry Research Trust
Alan Romans Rhododendron Information
Rosebay - Rhododendrons of New England
Blue Planet Biomes Mushrooms / Fungi
Humungus Fungus
The Association of British Fungus Groups
Rogers Phillip - Author of 'Mushrooms and other fungi of Great Britain and Europe' - Lots of info Fungi Perfecti - Founded by Master Mycologist Paul Stamets


Land Rovers (4x4's)


Directories - Website for all things gardening - including listings of local tree surgeons
The Log Pile - Database of wood fuel suppliers
Anglian Gardener - Directory of garden related services - Comprehensive gardening directory of products & services
Garden Furniture HQ - A comprehensive resource for all garden furniture
Website Directory UK International
Arborist jobs in America Equipment & Plant
Orange plant - Sell chippers and other plant heightMaps, mapping, local history
Old maps
Multimap - UK aerial photo
Ordnance Survey
Genuki - UK & Ireland Genealogy
Census 1901 - Digital mapping


The Great Outdoors

Walking Britain - Great website with regularly updated walking routes and reviews
Walk Web
Visit Britain
Go for a walk - Fantastic Walks and Walk Ideas
Essential British Gardens - UK Gardens & Arboretums
Utopia - Beautiful Carp fishing Lake in Northern France

Arts & Crafts

Paintings by Fiona - Beautiful art by a beautiful artist
Exquisite Corpse - Rachel Cornish - Nine different sequences began with nine artists making a short video
Axis Arts - The only national database for artists that live and work in the UK
Charlotte Bernstein - Artist, film, audio, live performance



Sun or Moon Rise/Set Table for One Year


Amazing!! (But nothing to do with trees)

Chris "Witness the Fitness" Sharma - Overhang free climbing
Chris Sharma - Climbing wall bouldering
Dan Osman - Speed free climb vertical ascent - Over 400ft in 4mins 25 sec
Yo-yo man!!
Street Running
Base Jumping
Dan Osman Again - Tribute

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