TreeWatch pilot launched

We are delighted to launch our latest initiative today: TreeWatch. TreeWatch is a ‘citizen science’ project that aims, with the help of the public, to keep a watchful eye on the health of trees across Europe.  It is being launched as a pilot for 2010 in partnership with the Tree Council and Earthwatch, and in…

Bladon children write tree poems

Children from Bladon CofE Primary School visited the OneOak site last week – or as some children called it the ‘NoOak’ site!  They explored the star-shaped tree stump and marvelled at how different the woodland looked compared to when they last visited:  sun instead of snow, brackens and ferns rather than mud, and a large…

Earthwatch intern to support TreeWatch

Preparations for the launch of our new initiative, TreeWatch, are progressing well.  We will be working with a number of organisations over the summer months to test a pilot of TreeWatch.  One of these is Earthwatch, who are generously supporting the pilot by offering their intern Nick Kirkby. Nick will be working with us during…

TreeWatch initiative germinates

We have been working for some on a major new initiative to help monitor the health of Britain’s trees using a ‘citizen science’ approach.  We are pleased to announce that the initiative, to be known as TreeWatch, will be launched as a pilot in 2010. Several major partners have been working with us in developing…