'Too many conifers' have been planted in the Forest of Dean


Naturalist Chris Packham has visited the Forest of Dean as part of a BBC investigation into how non-native conifer plantations do little to aid native wildlife in the UK.

It has been claimed that the Forestry Commission has planted too many non-native conifer trees, destroying ancient woodland.

The full programme, The Truth about Wildlife, can be seen on BBC1 on Monday (Channel Islands, Oxfordshire, South, South West, West only).

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