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Looking After Ancient Yew

Articles that support our endeavour to protect and manage ancient yews

Some Management Considerations for our Ancient Yews  Revised July 2014 
by Russell Ball

The Caynham Yew crown reduction - removing between 10% and 15%
work carried out by David Alviti in February 2012

Ivy on old yews - to leave or to remove?

by Tim Hills

Pathological Advisory Note - The health of yew (PDF) 460Kb
a leaflet produced by Forest Research

Caring for Yews
Copyright © Chetan and Brueton and reproduced with kind permission of the authors, Anand Chetan and Diana Brueton

Examples of Good Practice
by Tim Hills

Death by Pollarding
by Toby Hindson

The Ancient Yews Of Britain - Our neglected heritage
By Fiona Anderson

Spotlight on the Ancient Yew Group (PDF) 150Kb
Chris Catling, writing in Current Archaeology, highlights the work being done by the Ancient yew Group.

Fighting for Trees
by Sandra Saer

How three young yews were saved in Croatia (PDF) 260Kb
by Anton Papić (April 2012)

Sacred Yew – The Ancient Roots of Beltingham
by Roe Baker

In Defence of Younger Yews
by Paul Greenwood

A Dozen Golden Rules for Campaigning
by Rachel Palmer