nurturing a wood culture, growing a future

Oxfordshire Goes Wild

We will be at the University of Oxford’s Museum of Natural History this Saturday 21st April for Oxfordshire Goes Wild. Staff will be meeting visitors to the OneOak exhibition, that has one week to go before closing, where we will be talking trees and holding a fun quiz. We will be joined by various wildlife…

OneOak coffee table

Designer-Maker Jody Koomen has shared with us a model of the coffee table that he will be making using wood from the OneOak tree. He is using offcuts from his father Phil Koomen, also a Designer-Maker, so that very little usable wood is wasted. Read more about the Father & Son Designer-Makers

People power for healthy trees

Our TreeWatch web platform has received a major update following feedback from partners and volunteers during our 2011 pilot. We hope that our new strapline captures perfectly the importance of our work in supporting a healthy future for our trees with the help of everyone with an interest in nature and trees …   “People…

Chestnut blight in Britain

Chestnut blight, caused by the fungus Cryphonectria parasitica (C. parasitica), has been confirmed in Britain for the first time by scientists from Forest Research. The blight was found on young trees in two small orchards of European sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa) in Warwickshire and East Sussex. The fungus infection is usually fatal to European sweet chestnut…