OneOak tree is laser scanned

The OneOak tree was laser scanned today as part of ongoing research making it one of Britain’s most studied trees. The laser scanning research was supported by Treemetrics and the equipment and work was brought to the site by Leica Geosystems and scanning specialists SCCS; the foremost provider of innovative solutions in surveying, monitoring, setting…

OneOak tree art

The felling of the majestic oak tree on the Blenheim Estate, under our OneOne project, is now just one week away. Many artists have been working for some time on the project, to capture the beauty and character of the tree and surrounding woodland. To read more visit our dedicated blog to the OneOak project:…

Oak Moon

Artist Rebecca Hind has been visiting the OneOak tree regularly (see previous post).  She has braved freezing temperatures and long nights to watch the tree as it changes through the seasons and through the time of the day. Rebecca’s most recent sketch show here was inspired by a full moon. “Our most recent full moon.…

Paper published: Walnut hybrids in the UK

Gabriel Hemery reports with Jo Clark on field trials established in 2003 to test five walnut hybrid varieties.  Planted within an innovative silvicultutral mixture, five years on, some have shown outstanding growth.  The relatively fast growth of this hardwood-producing tree may prove to be a valuable component in some new plantation woodlands, particularly short rotation…