Wokingham District Veteran Tree Association


Report launch

Barbara Stagles at the
launch of 10th Anniversary Report

This page has links and references to publications such as documents and slide sets which may be of interest to members. They include materials published by WDVTA and documents from independent authors and organisations.


WDVTA Tree Watch

Full index to all articles since issue 1 - May 2009

Tree Watch Index 2009-18

Each page number in the Contents list is a link taking you to that page in the body of the Index.

Tree Watch Library

May 2022Issue 53Welcome, Events - May to August, AGM 2022, WDVTA Committee, Planting 250,000 Trees and Developing a Tree Strategy, Where should you plant trees in your Parish? Tree Watching from my Chair (Queen's Green Canopy, The Mulberry Tree spring) The Veteran Tree Survey, Aldermaston Ancient Tree Survey, Last Apple Tree Standing? Old Orchards at Emmbrook House, Did You Know? It was Orchard Day on April 29th., Wellingtonia Avenue, 1000 year old Oaks used to Create a 'Super Forest', Technical Innovations, Demise of the AONB, Trees and the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, Storm Damage, Other Sadly Departed - MRN 679, Has your Parish Produced a Tree Walk? Whiteknights Trees, More Trees for Keephatch, Species in Focus - White Poplar, Recommended Reading and Viewing, ... and to make you smile, Would you believe it?

WDVTA Newsletters

Newsletters are no longer published but back issues are available here to view online. Much of the material that used to be published in Newsletters now appears in Tree Watch, and details of forthcoming events can be found on the Events page.

February 2011Issue 13Barbara's Final Newsletter as Chair, Trees in Literature, Veteran Holm Oak in Earley, Tree Walk at Cantley, Forthcoming Events, Reflections from the Chair

WDVTA Publications

WDVTA Organisation and Membership

WDVTA Health, Safety and Risk Assessment

Local Guides and General Information

Tree Identification

Tree Advice

Event presentations

Projects, Research and Advice


  • Around the Three Valleys: An Exploration of the Geology, Landscape & History of the Lambourn, Kennet & Pang Valleys in West Berkshire .
    by Lesley Dunlop and Dick Greenaway, illustrated by Dorcas Ward. £10. Available from The Berkshire Geoconservation Group or the Reading Museum bookshop.

  • A guide to the identification of deciduous broad-leaved trees and shrubs in winter by Andrew May and Jonathan Panter. [ISBN 1851532072]
    Available from The Field Studies Council.

  • Fungi on Trees - an Arborists' Field Guide.
    Available from The Arboricultural Association. An order form can be downloaded from their website.