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
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.   Continue reading “Save the Oaks: ‘We’re rescuing 30K oak tree saplings – but can do more with your help’”
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”
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”
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”
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.
Get comfy and treat yourself with this wonderful talk between James Canton and James Murray-White. In addition to sharing his great knowledge of oaks & tree culture, as well as our human history entwined with this tree, James Canton talked on rewilding, wild writing, prehistoric journeys and more! And the attendees donated over £150 whichContinue reading “James Canton – The Oak Papers”
An article today in The Ecologist about the campaign. ” Save the Oaks campaign has united communities with coppicing experts woodland ecologists to rescue tens of thousands of oak saplings from destruction. It could have been easy to assume that we would retreat into ourselves as our worlds grew smaller and freedom to travel wasContinue reading “Mighty oaks from little acorns grow”
A beautiful piece about one man’s journey, co-founder of Extinction Rebellion Rewilding and savetheoaks.org and much more James Murray-White. “In his talk for us within the Online into The Wild Beltane Festival earlier this month Mac spoke of the need for activists (and aren’t we all activists now?) to “walk the twin track of inner and outerContinue reading “Unravelling my journey through this inner wild, by James Murray-White”
The next phase of our campaign is to offer individuals and groups all over the UK the opportunity to plant and care for these wondrous Oaks. They would be planted ideally with the help of the community and in honour of humans who have died during Covid 19, or the 95 % of all nativeContinue reading “Apply to become an Oak guardian and receive free English Oak saplings”
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