Campaign News & Oaky Stuff

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’”

Hearts of Oak

Towards a deep recipe for acorn bread “Latest in our Dark Kitchen series, looking at food and foraging in a time of fall. Robert Alcock heads into the oak groves in northern Spain to garner one of the ancestral wild staples of Europe and America, the acorn. Now almost forgotten as a food, he discussesContinue reading “Hearts of Oak”

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”

Recreating a Wood Culture

Part 5 of the “Wood For The Trees” series in which Tom Barnes of Vastern Timber explores the future of British forests. Tom talks to Gabriel Hemery – forest scientist, author and co-founder of the Sylva Centre – about the connections between trees and people.


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