Deciduous Woodland

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  • Deciduous Woodland
    • Characteristics
      • Deciduous Trees
        • Shed leaves each year due to reduced light+ temp
      • Canopy=    20-30m
        • Subcanopy= bushes
          • Herb layer= blluebells
            • Flower early in spring for most sun
            • Ground layer= fungi
    • New Forest
      • Sustainable Use
        • Forest Marque
        • Green Leaf Businesses
        • Buses, cycle paths etc.
      • Challenges
        • Overgrown+ unmanaged
        • Vegetation damaged
        • Closing certain areas
        • Animals hit by cars
    • Goods
      • Timber: 500,000 tonnes from DW
      • Fuel: Air dried fuel wood, charcoal
        • Non-Timber Forest Products: edible fungi, meat etc.
    • Services
      • Recreation: dog walks etc.
        • Carbon capture: 1 million tonnes each year
        • Conservation: often protected by law
    • Threats
      • Biodiversity reduced
        • Forest Fires
          • Less Rainfall
            • Milder Winters

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