Update: the final 50,000

We are absolutely thrilled to share that as of today, we are into the second & final tranche of oak saplings being rescued: they are as we speak being delivered to collection points across the UK – Calstock, on the Devon/Cornwall border, and to Freshford, outside Bath. Then, later this week and into next: toContinue reading “Update: the final 50,000”

Herman Hesse on what trees teach us….

25/2/2021 We’re almost at the end of our first tranche of distributing the saplings, and once we’ve recouped & drawn breathe, we’ll update here with what’s been done, where, and by whom, and our future plans – for now, we wanted to share this extraordinary article, with deep gratitude to Maria at Brain Pickings (aContinue reading “Herman Hesse on what trees teach us….”

Save The Oaks Rob Mcbride free webinar on the great trees of Offa’s Dyke.

Our very own Tree hunter Rob McBride, volunteer from Save The Oaks talking trees at this free online webinar, sign up below.Great trees of Offa’s Dyke and Polish mothers on tree stumps. Wednesday 13 January, 6pm (UK) With Rob McBride and Cecylia Malik 👉 Register here https://bit.ly/3nlZKdi

Save the Oaks: ‘We’re rescuing 30K oak tree saplings – but can do more with your help’

Following news reports earlier this year that 750K oak saplings were facing destruction as the UK Government had reneged on promises of a huge national tree planting scheme,  Extinction Rebellion Rewilding’s Save the Oaks campaign today announced that it has put in an initial order for 30,000 oak saplings having crowdfunded more than £10K so far. [1] [2] Continue reading “Save the Oaks: ‘We’re rescuing 30K oak tree saplings – but can do more with your help’”

Campaign Update from James Murray-White

We are beavering away here on the admin for this campaign, and have been calling all the 160 plus who have requested our lovely Quercus Robar Pedunculate saplings to check you still wish to receive and take responsibility to plant and care for them, adjust the numbers up or down, and encourage you to assembleContinue reading “Campaign Update from James Murray-White”

Campaign celebrates applicants the length and breath of the UK

The Save The Oaks campaign team are delighted to have requests for trees from across the country from individuals and groups passionate about caring for these beautiful and sacred trees. Our team of ecologists and experts are working hard to ensure the suitability of locations accepting applications. We still have trees to find soil, soContinue reading “Campaign celebrates applicants the length and breath of the UK”