Forestry Commission Latest Guidance

Here is an updated version of the Forestry Commissions booklet “Tree Felling – getting permission”. This replaces the old ‘blue cover’ booklet with the same name and which many of you will be familiar with. It is a really clear explanation of how and when to apply for...

‘Latest’ Tree Guidance from SHDC

LATEST GUIDANCE ON TREES FROM SOUTH HAMS DISTRICT COUNCIL  To establish if trees are subject to Tree Preservation Orders or arise within Conservation Areas prior to undertaking works, you can quickly answer your enquiry by using our interactive mapping system at: Is...
Healthy Sweet Chestnut Trees Felled

Healthy Sweet Chestnut Trees Felled

 A year ago the Forestry Commission condemned almost two hundred Sweet Chestnut trees in ancient woodland in East Allington, from evidence gained by aeriel hotography alone. They have not provided details of how many trees were tested for Phytophthora in the field ,by...
The Woods at Moult Hill Salcombe – Protected

The Woods at Moult Hill Salcombe – Protected

 Salcombe’s Woodland ProtectedThe South Hams Society is delighted that, following their objections, the District Council has re-protected the woods at Moult Hill.The woods on Moult Hill Salcombe are highly visible in their spectacular estuary setting. The...