Future Trees Trust's Latest News

Q&A with Trustee Andrew Stafford

Posted on the 10th May 2020 at 4:23pm.

Future Trees Trust – Q&A with Trustee Andrew Stafford Q. Tell us a brief history about you and your career. A. After graduating from Oxford University, I began a career in the diplomatic service lasting 32 years. I worked mainly in Europe (East...

My First Three Months at Future Trees Trust

Posted on the 6th May 2020 at 9:34am.

A blog by Future Trees Trust Research Assistant Joe Beesley Hello, my name is Joe and I joined Future Trees Trust at the start of the year. My role as Researcher is to assist our Head of Research, Jo Clark with visiting...

Enhanced acorn production to regenerate native oak woodlands in the UK

Posted on the 6th May 2020 at 8:54am.

PhD studentship in APD at Reading University (for 3.5 years starting 2020) is available to a UK applicant funded by and in co-operation with the Future Trees Trust (@FutureTreesUK). Topic: understanding inter-annual variation in UK acorn production in order to improve the...

The British Woodlands Survey 2020 (BWS2020) has been launched

Posted on the 22nd April 2020 at 12:09pm.

The British Woodlands Survey 2020 (BWS2020) has been launched and remains open until the end June. In this new survey, researchers want to understand awareness, action and aspiration among Britain’s forestry community to environmental change. BWS2020 comes five years after the ground-breaking...

UK Forest Genetic Resources Update

Posted on the 1st April 2020 at 9:52am.

An idea that has long been in the mind of many in forestry and woodland conservation is starting to take shape. The project is an online, map-based platform displaying UK field trials that are investigating tree improvement or preserving our Forest...

Living Ash Project Phase 2 Funding Announced

Posted on the 25th March 2020 at 8:28am.

Future Trees Trust today announces the Living Ash Project Phase Two has been re-awarded funding. The new five year programme is the second phase of this project aiming to secure trees tolerant to the fungal disease ash dieback for future seed production....

Future Trees Trust Supporters Day 2020 Postponed

Posted on the 24th March 2020 at 1:02pm.

Dear supporter of Future Trees Trust, We are sorry to inform you that we have decided to cancel the Future Trees Trust’s Annual Supporter’s Day on 21st May at Alice Holt Research Station. With the continuing coronavirus outbreak and current government advice...

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...