Trees and climate change

Trees and climate change Scientists at the Smithsonian are using the leaves of one of our favourite trees, Ginkgo biloba to study climate change. The study involves comparing the fossilised leaves with those collected from living Ginkgo biloba trees. As Ginkgo trees have been growing for some 260 million years they have adapted to climate…

Forest bathing

Forest Bathing (and how it can improve your health) Have you come across the term Forest Bathing? Nope, it has nothing to do with taking a bath in the forest, although that does sound kind of cool! It has much more to do with simply spending time with trees. Not jogging, just being with the…

One Hull of a Forest

One ‘Hull’ of a Forest The main objective of the project is to plant trees involving schools/ businesses and the general public to help increase the cities woodland cover. Although a pilot art & environmental education project is also being set up with Art Link under the OHOF banner. The long-term aim is to work…