Monthly Archives: March 2017

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Sweet Chestnut-Castanea Sativa Tree Identification

By | March 29th, 2017|Bushcraft, Bushcraft Skills, Children And Bushcraft, Trees Identification|

Sweet Chestnut/Castanea Sativa Sweet Chestnut is a deciduous tree that grows up to 35 m tall, with a trunk up to about 2 m in diameter Sweet Chestnut is a [...]

Small Leaved Tilia Cordata Tree Identification

By | March 29th, 2017|Bushcraft, Bushcraft Skills, Children And Bushcraft, Trees Identification|

Lime, Small-Leaved Tilia Cordata There are far fewer Little Leaf Lime trees than there used to be.  Lime trees used to be known as Linden. This old English name hints [...]

Common Beech-Fagus Sylvatica Tree Identification

By | March 27th, 2017|Bushcraft, Children And Bushcraft, Trees Identification|

Beech, Common (Fagus Sylvatica) Overview: Mature Common Beech trees grow to a height of more than 40m and develop a hug? domed crown. The bark is smooth, thin and grey, often [...]

Alder Buckthorn – Frangula Alnus Tree Identification

By | March 27th, 2017|Bushcraft, Trees Identification|

Alder Buckthorn (Frangula Alnus) Overview: Mature Alder Buckthorn trees can grow to a height of 6m. The outer bark is dark brown but the inner bark is bright yellow when exposed. [...]

English Oak-Quercus Robur Tree Identification

By | March 26th, 2017|Bushcraft, Children And Bushcraft, Trees Identification|

English Oak (Quercus robur) English Oak Quercus Robur Overview: English oak is a large deciduous tree up to 20-40m tall. In UK, the English oak has assumed the [...]

Where is Bushcraft for Kids heading?-Latest News

By | March 23rd, 2017|Bushcraft News|

Where is Bushcraft for Kids Heading? Where is bushcraft for Kids heading? Is a question that has been given a lot of thought over the last 6 months. There are [...]

Hazel Tree-Corylus avellana Tree Identification

By | March 17th, 2017|Bushcraft, Bushcraft Skills, Trees Identification, Uncategorized|

Hazel (Corylus avellana) Hazel is a relatively common tree and is often found growing along waysides and hedgerows. In the past it was frequently coppiced in various parts of the UK as [...]

Silver Birch – Betula Pendula Tree Identification

By | March 7th, 2017|Bushcraft, Children And Bushcraft, Trees Identification|

Silver Birch - Betula Pendula. Silver Birch Tree Silver Birch is the first tree people mention when thinking about bushcraft, firstly because most people recognise the distinctive tree [...]

Grey Willow – Salix cinerea subsp. oleifolia Tree Identification

By | March 7th, 2017|Bushcraft, Medicinal Plants, Trees Identification|

Grey Willow - Salix cinerea subsp. oleifolia   Grey Willow is often confused with goat willow, as they are very similar. They often hybridise through cross pollination. Grey Willow and [...]

Trees Identification, Leaf Hunt Challenge

By | March 1st, 2017|Bushcraft Skills, Children And Bushcraft, Trees Identification|

Tree Identification, A Bushcraft Essential To be able to practice bushcraft, there are a few essential skills you need to know to be able to practice the skills you learn. [...]