Ancient Trees: Trees That Live For 1,000 Years

By Anna Lewington

“Parker’s many attractive, full-color pictures give a contribution very much, yet what makes this e-book particularly inter-esting is a dialogue of the jobs those timber have performed in the course of the a while in human religions, myths, economies, and daily life.”—Library Journal. “More than an adornment for the espresso table.”—Washington Post. “One of my favorites....All the timber are awe-inspiring.”—Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Hypertext Preprocessor Acknowledgements many of us helped us to adopt the examine and images either for this new version and the 1st version (in the overdue Nineties) of historical timber, and we're vastly indebted to all of them. for his or her tips with this re-creation we'd rather prefer to thank Tony Kirkham (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew), Ted eco-friendly (Ancient Tree Forum), Professor Donald Piggott, Fred Hageneder (Ancient Yew Group), and Jeroen Philippona (Monumentaltrees. com). we might additionally wish to thank the body of workers of the traditional Tree discussion board, together with Jill Butler, Neville Fay, Brian Muelaner, Caroline Davis, John Smith, David Clayden and William Cathcart, who're operating not easy to guard our old tree background either the following within the united kingdom and the world over. the help of the traditional Yew workforce used to be additionally greatly preferred, and we might wish to thank Tim Hills particularly. Edward Parker want to thank all those that collaborated or labored with him at the historic Tree Hunt (2009–2011) on the wooded area belief, together with Katherine Owen, David Alderman, Nikki Williams, Louise Hackett, James Storey, Alison Evershed, Jill Butler, Jon Parsons, Fiona Moss, Chris Hickman, Ann Rooney, Mark Brown, Tanya Burton, Michelle Davis, Sharon Wennekers, Rhiannon Bates and the numerous different employees on the wooded area belief who supported and inspired the paintings on historic timber. He may additionally prefer to thank Rob McBride, Steve Waters, Tony Burgoyne, Howard chief, Vanessa Champion and all of the different ATH volunteer verifiers whose exertions and time spent discovering, recording and verifying the UK’s old timber was once a relentless suggestion. Anna Lewington may really prefer to thank John brief for his suggestion and worthwhile aid with the Index to this re-creation. For the 1st version of historical bushes, we're quite indebted to Francis Sullivan and Alison Lucas, previously of the area huge Fund for Nature (WWF) united kingdom, who not just supplied investment for the preliminary learn journeys to Australia and New Zealand, yet had religion within the venture from the beginning. Many people assisted or have been consulted throughout the examine and writing of the unique e-book, together with the subsequent participants, or former individuals, of employees on the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: Dr Aljos Farjon, Dr Pat Griggs, Dr Stuart Henchie, Tony Kirkham, Dr Geoffrey Kite, Barbara Lowry, Anne Marshall, Laura Ponsonby, Helen Sanderson and Dr Jeffrey wooden. contributors or former individuals of WWF in several components of the area additionally assisted, together with Sandra Charity, Dr Chris Elliott, Dr Alan Hamilton, Dr Steve Howard, Dr Lei Guangchun, Peter child and Michael Rae. professional recommendation and statistical info was once additionally kindly supplied for the 1st variation by means of David Alderman (Director), Pamela Stevenson (Secretary & Treasurer) and John White, (Technical Adviser) of the Tree sign in of the British Isles. different corporations that gave assistance comprise: Royal Society for the safety of Birds; international Pheasant organization; Goethe Institute; German nationwide vacationer place of work; Comite Nacional seasoned Defensa de los angeles Fauna y vegetation (Codeff), Chile.

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