The Deadwood Survey Step 1 of 3 33% The survey starts here Introductory questionsName of community group/individual*Email address Enter Email Confirm Email Are you part of an environmental group (such as a Community Woodland group)?*YesNoHave you carried out an environmental survey before?*YesNoName of woodland*CoordinatesMapDrag the map marker to your woodland siteSize of woodland in hectares (if known) How much deadwood? The 100 pace transect Walk 100 paces into the woodland (or measure 100 metres) in any direction. Mark the start by putting a stick in the ground or tying a coloured ribbon to a tree. Try to walk in a straight line. This 100 pace walk is called a transect. Look for large pieces of deadwood* along the transect. Check up to 10 metres away on either side of the transect. Use page 6 of the survey booklet to help you draw a map of how much deadwood there is. * A large piece of deadwood is more than 20cm in diameter and 2 metres long. You can use the paper tape measure in your survey pack to check.Upload your 100 pace transect recording sheetThis is the sheet where you've marked positions of the deadwood. Let us know about each piece of deadwoodPlease complete details for each piece of deadwood found on your transect. Deadwood detailsAbout the piece of deadwoodIs the deadwood standing up or lying down on the ground?*StandingLyingMeasure the diameter of the piece of deadwood*Answer in cmMeasure the length of the piece of deadwood*Answer in cmWhat tree species is the deadwood from?*Look at nearby trees if unsureLooking on the surface of the piece of deadwoodAre there any holes in the deadwood?*YesNoWhat is growing on the surface of the deadwood?*Tick as many as you see Moss Lichen Fern Ivy Bracket fungus Mushroom None What animals can you see on the surface of the deadwood?Make a listLooking inside the piece of deadwoodPush a pencil into the deadwood. How deep does it go?*Answer in cmHow soft is the deadwood?*HardSoft and spongyCrumblyWhat animals can you see inside the deadwood?Make a listWhat colour is the wood rot?*Select or describeRedWhiteConclusions: stage of decayCan you estimate the stage of decay of the piece of deadwood*1234Add piece of deadwoodRemove piece of deadwoodCommentsThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.