Thursday, 24 March 2011
Magnificent towering, all my lifetime they have shed branches but have been a unique habitat for all organisms.
Nobody has to penetrate the woods, with binoculars rare organisms can be seen.
I have been ill but we walked in the woods.
Clear felled how was this decision taken by what reasoning was it taken.Natural regeneration allowing fallen timber to rot and provide a rich habitat for many species, but no clear felling, this was the most majestic stand of beech trees in Wales.
The National Trust has taken a decision to exploit the earning potential of the estate by making wide paths clearing the understory and felling every dying branch. Increasing and charging for car parking and opening "visitor facilities"
LOOK AT IT AND WONDER.TRULY A FORE RUNNER OF THE CONDEM GOVERNMENT PHILOSOPHY WHERE EVERY ASSET SHOUD BE MADE TO PAY ITS WAY
Pembrokeshire is being opened up for development, in the process historic landscapes are being destroyed, wild life flailed to an inch of its life and all winter food reserves destroyed.Or is it because they have installed a woodchip heating system.
Posted by Ian campbell