Upland Wood Pastures

Chapter
Part of the Environmental History book series (ENVHIS, volume 2)

Abstract

Ancient wood pastures in the uplands are areas of grazed pasture, heath or open hill with a scattering of individual trees, or groups of trees in small clumps. Many trees in wood pastures are open-grown with full crowns, are often very old, and some of those old trees may have been cut and utilised by man in the past. These upland habitats are analogous to the more familiar lowland wood pastures and parklands in the UK, which also contain large numbers of veteran trees.

Keywords

Native Woodland Open Hill Ancient Woodland Wood Pasture Careful Husbandry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ardrishaig, ArgyllScotland

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