Andy Littlewood, of Poultney Road, Radford, Coventry, took the picture (right) of "some kind of hover fly on goat willow
Gates and fences have been erected and a full circuit of steps and paths installed, as well as trees and shrubs such as rosa rigosa and goat willow
to increase biodiversity and provide protection.
In good conditions juniper, larch, goat willow
, oak, elm, hazel, and European aspen might produce them.
The Woodland Trust's Farm Tree W packs contain a mixture of native trees including: oak, birch, rowan, cherry, goat willow
and crab apple.
Other tree species include oak, birch, rowan, goat willow
, hawthorn, blackthorn, holly and elder.
In the distance I can just about make out earthmovers and diggers trundling back and forth like remote-control toys as they carve this green oasis; planting 500 specially-imported Himalayan Birch, Pin Oak, Goat Willow
and Lime trees and slotting into position a pedestrian footbridge over the river.
Another native that spreads rather too rapidly by wind distributed seeds is the Goat Willow
, Salix caprea.
Palm Developments planned to build a commercial wharf on woodland which had been industrial land before the Second World War but which now includes birch, goat willow
, sycamore, ash, elm, cherry and yew trees.
They contain a mixture of native trees including oak, birch, rowan, oak, cherry, goat willow
and crab apple.
Developers St Modwen have brought more than 500 Himalayan Birch, Pin Oak, Goat Willow
and Lime trees, from Germany and Wales, for planting in the city's new urban park.