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”

Mighty oaks from little acorns grow

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”

Apply to become an Oak guardian and receive free English Oak saplings

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”

4th August – XRR discussion on oaks & wild writing & James Canton

James Canton, writer of ‘The Oak Papers’, joins Extinction Rebellion Rewilding (XRR) online to talk on oaks, wild writing, rewilding & more About this Event Author James Canton joins XRR to talk about his new book, ‘The Oak Papers’, to read & talk on oaks, wild writing, rewilding, and more in a unique event inContinue reading “4th August – XRR discussion on oaks & wild writing & James Canton”

Delving into some politics behind this campaign

Here’s a great programme from Radio 4 on reforestation: delving into some of the politics behind the reason we started this campaign, speaking to one of the Nursery owners who explains why they may end up destroying saplings, and looks at the bigger picture of trees within the carbon cycle, and into the tree-planting vsContinue reading “Delving into some politics behind this campaign”