‘Magical’ wildlife-rich rainforest being planted in Devon

Thirty-hectare site above Dart valley will include lichens and ferns and could take a century to reach maturity

A temperate rainforest, a magical, wildlife-rich place of mosses, lichens and ferns, is being planted on the slopes above a West Country river, tumbling almost to the doors of one of the UK’s most green-minded towns.

Tree species including sessile oak, birch, rowan, holly, alder, willow and hazel are to be introduced to the 30-hectare (74-acre) site above the Dart valley and close to the Devon town of Totnes in the south of England.

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