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Layer Wood, TL914180

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Status: Access:

Summary: A mainly deciduous wood consisting of Birch, Beech, Hornbeam, Oak, Aspen and a few Sweet Chestnut, Larch and pine's.

Description: Owned by the Forestry commission Layer Wood is close to Pod's Wood and Conyfield Wood on the B1022 near Tiptree. A number of Trees have been harvested within the wood and this has created some open areas that have become habitats for a range of insects.

Reason for interest: Layer Wood is home to a number of scarce insects including the White Admiral, The Lunar Hornet Moth and many rare and under-recorded Micro Moths.

Comment: Layer Wood is close to my home which has given me an opportunity to research its insect and plant populations and discover exactly what is living within the Wood.


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page last edited on Mon Dec 30th 2013 by site user 718

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