nurturing a wood culture, growing a future

100 days to go

One hundred days from today the OneOak tree will be felled. This seemed a good opportunity to provide a general update on project progress. The school visits have been going well and so far, all the children have enjoyed visiting the tree and learnt a lot about woodlands and trees. More posts from the schools…

Leaf area measurements

Forest Research have now provided us with the results of their analysis of the OneOak tree’s leaf area. After taking the spectacular images of the tree canopy with the hemispherical camera lens (see post of September 18th), they used special software to calculate how much of the sky was visible underneath the tree. Leaf Area…

Stunning canopy images

We have received some stunning images of the canopy of the OneOak tree. These were taken when Forest Research scientists visited the tree last week to measure it. Using a fisheye lens fitted to a digital camera, they took hemispherical images looking up into the tree canopy. This produced a complete circular image taking in…