Future Trees Trust's Latest News

New Research Assistant Joins Future Trees Trust

Posted on the 24th January 2020 at 11:39am.

Future Trees Trust has announced new Research Assistant Joe Beesley. Joe Beesley will be supporting Future Trees Trust Head of Research Jo Clark in his role which will consist of designing and analysing field trials, interpreting data and communicating the findings to...

Ash dieback project launches International Year of Plant Health

Posted on the 17th January 2020 at 9:32am.

The Ash Archive initiative is a major step towards maintaining and restoring ash in the British landscape. Three thousand trees have been planted in Hampshire as part of a pioneering project to tackle the devastating tree disease, Ash Dieback. The UK’s first Ash...

'Where we are with Elm’ Review Released

Posted on the 4th December 2019 at 12:07am.

Where we are with Elm Review Released (Future Trees Trust, December 4th 2019) Future Trees Trust announced today the publishing of the 'Where we are with Elm' review. Future Trees Trust funded Karen Russell, an independent woodland management and tree improvement consultant who...

Improved Oak For The First Time in The UK

Posted on the 28th October 2019 at 6:37am.

Head of Research, Jo Clark has been revisiting our oak progeny trials, the breeding seedling orchards. They are now 17 years old. Jo carried out a visual assessment to inform the next steps. The decision was made to remeasure all eight trials...

Full Time Research Technician Needed

Posted on the 28th October 2019 at 5:46am.

Research Technician Full Time, 3 year fixed term with possibility of extension Future Trees Trust are seeking a highly motivated individual to assist with its cutting edge and expanding research programme for improving broadleaved trees. Based in South Oxfordshire, this person will be...

DNA Analysis of Sweet Chestnut Paper Published

Posted on the 6th October 2019 at 12:32pm.

DNA analysis of Castanea sativa (sweet chestnut) in Britain and Ireland: Elucidating European origins and genepool diversity by Rob Jarman , Claudia Mattioni , Karen Russell , Frank M. Chambers , Debbie Bartlett , M. Angela Martin , Marcello Cherubini , Fiorella...

Growing Innovation

Posted on the 9th August 2019 at 1:34pm.

Josh Roberts MICFor, Policy Advisor at Scottish Forestry, reports on an innovation fund that has just opened. Forestry and Land Scotland want everyone with a potential interest in plant nursery technology to know about an innovation fund that has just opened. The...

Q & A with Future Trees Trust CEO Tim Rowland

Posted on the 9th August 2019 at 12:21pm.

An Interview with Tim Rowland, Chief Executive Officer at the Future Tress Trust   Tell us about your background and what led you to become CEO for Future Trees Trust? I spent 12 years working as a Corporate Fundraiser for Cancer Research UK...

Annual Supporters’ Day 2019

Posted on the 9th May 2019 at 2:54pm.

Thursday June 6th, 10.30am – 4pm Wakehurst Place, West Sussex, RH17 6TN This year, Future Trees Trust’s Annual Supporters’ Day will, in addition to updates on the work of the UK’s only tree improvement charity, see the launch of two important strategy...

FTT are hiring! New Research Assistant role now advertised.

Posted on the 7th May 2019 at 5:52pm.

Research Assistant Location: Future Trees Trust, South Oxfordshire Salary: £21,000 - £23,000 pa Full Time, 3 year fixed term with possibility of extension Sectors: forestry, genetics e-mail: Jo.Clark@futuretrees.org Closing Date: 31st May 2019. Interviews 10th June 2019 We are seeking someone to help us manage and develop our...