David Bole is Head of Sector Capacity and Green Economy at Forestry Commission. In this blog he looks at the work we are doing to ensure we have a resilient, diverse, and bio-secure supply of tree seed.
In celebration of the women working in the Forestry Commission Sarah Radcliffe, Woodland Officer working in East Northumberland, shares her story of working in the Forestry Commission.
In celebration of International Women's Day Cora Pfarre, Field Manager working across the South East and London team, shares her story of working in the Forestry Commission.
Petrakia liobae is a disease threatening Beech trees in central Europe. Know what to look out for and how to report suspected findings.
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.