Resources Tree Council Guides Uncategorized

Best practice guide for socially distanced tree planting

The Tree Council have brought together a coalition of leading conservation organisations to develop Covid-aware tree planting guidance to ensure Tree Wardens and other volunteer groups can plant trees this autumn. Please read and share! Here is the guide as a PDF

Resources Uncategorized

How to Grow Hazel

This guide published by TCV is very helpful.

Also on here is a link to their free seed harvest handbook (PDF) well worth downloading.

Thank you Gary for sending this.

Tree Health Uncategorized

Ash Recovery Project

The John Innes Centre, are looking for Ash trees that are doing well close to other Ash trees that in comparison seem to be very heavily affected by ash dieback. Can you please help?

STWN news Uncategorized

Tree Wardens your news

Tree Wardens. Now you are registered on the site you can create news items and post them yourselves. I look forward to them appearing in my inbox. I will review and approve them before they appear.

If you are yet to register please do so.


National Tree Week Other Counties Uncategorized

Virtual Tree Walk

With so many outside events inhibited by Covid The Leamington Society has created a virtual tree walk. The story of six special trees in Jephson Gardens’ for Heritage Open Days 2020. Here is a link to the file.

This was sent to us by Alistair Graham Kerr. Thank you Alistair.


Tree Preservation Orders

I have just uploaded a new page detailing the UK Government guidelines on TPO’s with comprehensive links to the full Government documentation.

Getting TPO’s posted can be difficult as can ensuring they are adhered to. This page is a resource to aid Tree Wardens and others in this task.

Events Hedgerows National Tree Week Resources STWN news

Tree Offer 2020

It is time for Tree Wardens to start applying for Trees and Hedgerow plants for planting next winter -2020 – 2021. Follow the link to find out more.


July 2020 Tree Health News

The Forestry Commission’s ‘Tree Health News’ for July has now been published.

The indexed month by month list is now on our resources page.

STWN news

Walk Where You May

The Tree Council monthly newsletter for May 2020 is now published.

Follow this link to view it.

Tree wardens registered with the Tree Council will already have this sent direct by email.


Hedgerow clearance in Wilby

I am sorry to report that in the last week there has been further clearance of medieval field boundaries in Wilby, mid-Suffolk. The latest 200m to be destroyed was permitted by Suffolk County Council (SCC) under their land drainage powers.

Hedgrow 2014