Wood For The Trees

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01Bradfield Woods, Suffolk20010220

Through the stories of four woods, Jeremy Cherfas explores the position of woodland in Britain today and its meaning in our lives.

Coppiced continuously for 750 years, Bradfield Woods is still earning its keep without threatening wildlife.

02Community Forests20010227

Through the stories of four woods, Jeremy Cherfas explores the state of woodland in Britain today and its meaning in our lives.

Thames Chase is one of Britain's new `community forests', growing on a degraded landfill site within earshot of the M01.

03Community Forests20010228
03Kielder Forest, Northumberland20010306

Through the stories of four woods, Jeremy Cherfas explores the state of woodland in Britain today and its meaning in our lives.

A 20th-century pine plantation grown on what was once moorland, Kielder Forest was created for economic reasons.

But now most timber and wood pulp is imported, a new purpose must be found for the forest.

04Abernethy Forest20010313

Through the stories of four woods, Jeremy Cherfas explores the state of woodland in Britain today and its meaning in our lives.

The largest remaining tract of the ancient Caledonian Forest, Abernethy Forest is now owned and managed by the RSPB, for the benefit of the many threatened species living there.