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”
We’re going ahead with our original aim of rescuing as many oaks as we can, and have been negotiating with the Nursery to get the final 50,000. We have been distracted by other trees, and finding land, and admin, as well as busy lockdown lives, but the good news is that this week the finalContinue reading “Update, March 14th 2021”
We have a plethora of posts coming to you this coming week – as the spring sap is rising, many oaks have been or are about to be planted, and we’re planning our future hopes for this campaign, our friend Amanda over at The Ancient & Sacred Trees Network has posted this today about ourContinue reading “Ancient & Sacred Trees Network”
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….”
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.
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