Practical Guides STWN news

Ash Dieback- new guidance

The ash dieback hub page on GOV.UK. is now live. 

The page gives an overview of FC/GOV advice on ash dieback disease and management and signposts to key sources of guidance, including from FC, Tree Council, FISA, NTSG, AA, FR and NE.  It has been kept succinct to avoid replication of other sources and should function as an ideal landing page for anyone enquiring about ash dieback.

The page address is:

This link is now on our resources page for future reference.

Practical Guides Resources Tree Nursery Project

Air pruning

Growing trees with really strong root systems. The STWN team are creating a series of pages incorporating pictures and links especially for users who are starting their own tree nurseries. This first page is an article and video on air pruning young trees and includes links to resources from all over the world.

Practical Guides Resources Woodland Trust

Tree provenance choice in a changing climate

Tree provenance choice is a vital tree-planting decision, with potential benefits, risks and long-term consequences.

The Woodland Trust’s view on tree provenance choice has just been published in this excellent pdf document.

Practical Guides Resources Tree Warden Activities

Planting your own Trees

PLANTING YOUR OWN TREES Help and support for landowners

A very useful guide by the Woodland Trust.