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Mythology & Folklore index | Trees for Life

Mythology & Folklore index | Trees for Life | Woodland Wonders | Scoop.it
The ancient Caledonian Forest is shrouded in mystery and Celtic legends abound about many of its species. Learn about the mythology & folklore of the Scottish Wild Cat, Otters, the Lynx and many more.
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great resource on the symbolism and mythology of our trees
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Cooking and eating woodlice (pillbugs) – a real bushcraft experience

Cooking and eating woodlice (pillbugs) – a real bushcraft experience | Woodland Wonders | Scoop.it
Woodlouses or woodlice have never previously seemed to me the kind of thing you would want to eat. But I came face to face with a cooked woodlouse recently when we made a woodlandsTV film about finding, cooking and eating woodlice.
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Bluebells and boars

Bluebells and boars | Woodland Wonders | Scoop.it
Wild boar became extinct in the U.K. in the thirteenth century –so we have been ‘boar free’ for circa 700 years.  However, towards the end of the last century commercial pig farming developed; seemingly some escaped and have established free living...
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Woodlands are more than just collections of trees | The Woodlands.co.uk Blog

Woodlands are more than just collections of trees | The Woodlands.co.uk Blog | Woodland Wonders | Scoop.it
Articles on woodland activities, flora and fauna, conservation and other woodlandy topics.
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Mosses – indicators of nitrogen pollution.

Mosses – indicators of nitrogen pollution. | Woodland Wonders | Scoop.it
Nitrogen pollution, in the form of nitrates, ammonia and various oxides of nitrogen, is a threat to ecosystems, ecosystem services and biodiversity.   Monitoring and measuring such pollutants in rain and air borne particles is expensive and,...
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Spruce – an ice age survivor ?

Spruce – an ice age survivor ? | Woodland Wonders | Scoop.it
There have been many ice ages in the history of the Earth; but the last, which covered vast tracks of the Northern Hemisphere, came to an end some nine to ten thousand years ago – when the temperature (and sea level) rose.  It has always been...
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KarmaTube: Mother Trees Connect the Forest

KarmaTube: Mother Trees Connect the Forest | Woodland Wonders | Scoop.it

Don't trees only talk to each other in the movies? Professor Suzanne Simard shares her latest research regarding forest ecosystems here. Understanding the network under your feet in a woodland.

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