In the UK, the value that our plants and trees provide to society each year is estimated at £9bn. In reality, plants are priceless. They clean our air, provide 80% of the food we eat and are known to help …
Our trees are under threat from an ever-increasing number of damaging pests and diseases. We aren’t helpless to stop this, but we need to start taking action now. These actions can be summed up with one word – biosecurity. Good …
Alistair Yeomans, Scheme Manager for the Plant Healthy Certification Scheme, writes about the aims of the scheme to help protect from pests and diseases.
Sir Edward Milbank, owner of the Barningham Estate, shares his experience of woodland creation and why he’s responding to the England Tree Strategy consultation.
Barnaby Wylder, Tree Health Officer in the Plant Health Forestry Team, writes about the importance of his role to the protection of trees in the UK.
Find out more about the UK Forestry Standard and why it plays such an important role in tree planting and sustainable forestry in England.
Sir William Worsley, Chair of the Forestry Commission, looks at how our work has continued through the coronavirus outbreak and what the next steps are.
Guest Author Dr Gabriel Hemery, CEO of the Sylva Foundation and co-ordinator of the British Woodland Survey, invites you to have your say this year.
Felling trees without a licence, where one would have been required, is an offence. Find out why tree felling should happen and what you can do to help us if you think it is happening illegally.
Stephen Hodsman from the Aboricultural Association, writes a guest blog on the Virtual ARB show 2020 which takes place on Friday 15 May.