With National Tree Day coming up (31 July) we are going to take a closer look at trees and the wonderful job they do in our environment. These large woody plants come in different shapes and sizes with the same basic parts.Find out what a tree actually is and the tremendous things they do. Find out waht 'dendrochronolgy' is and more about National Tree Day and how you can get involved in making our environment a better place to live.

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