Natural History Museum asks public to help with tree census

The Natural History Museum is encouraging the public to submit survey data on urban trees via its website.

The museum’s associate keeper of botany Bob Press said: "We’re asking people to try to identify and map where every urban tree is in this UK-wide census of trees."

The project builds on a survey of cherry trees, which launched in April and has received more than 5,000 results in its first two months. Cherry trees in the survey were most commonly found in private gardens.

For submissions and current results, visit www.nhm.ac.uk/trees

 



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