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Citizen science data: addressing important questions on the future of UK woods and trees

The Woodland Trust has been actively involved in citizen science for many years. Its projects have included the Ancient Tree Hunt, helping to map the UK’s valuable ancient trees and the Nature’s Calendar scheme, collecting thousands of records of natural … Continue reading

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Change is afoot for public consultations

The Cabinet Office is replacing the 2008 Code of Practice on Consultation with a set of new Consultation Principles, which will come into effect in early Autumn 2012, following the summer recess. On the face of it, the most striking … Continue reading

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The vital role of citizen science

For the past 14 years, enthusiastic volunteers have been helping track changes in seasonal natural events through Nature’s Calendar, adding thousands of records to the UK Phenology Network database. Faithfully, they have observed and recorded when trees come into leaf … Continue reading

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