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A brief guide to legislation for trees
Kew Royal Botanical Gardens in Kew, South West London. The Arboretum: explore their vast collection of 14,000 trees, a unique living landscape shaped by the seasons. With over 350 scientists, Kew Science research stretches from the discovery and identification of new species, to the impact of climate change on threatened habitats.
THE MORTON ARBORETUM
In urban areas, trees need people to value, preserve, and care for them. One of the purposes of The Morton Arboretum’s Community Trees Program is to help communities develop a base of public support to make sure trees are valued, protected, and included in future plans.
SAVE ME TRUST
Despite the fact that Britain is one of the least wooded countries in Europe, Dr Brian May’s Save Me Trust believe woodland is vitally important and a key feature in the British landscape. It provides valuable habitat for wildlife and a wide range of benefits to society, including contributing to the economy, education, recreation, health and well-being.
SMALL WOODS ASSOCIATION
The national organisation for woodland owners, workers and supporters. We stand for living sustainable woods: alive with wildlife, people and work. We offer an email advice line to members, offering advice on many topics concerning small woodlands. Members can email queries to firstname.lastname@example.org
TREE PRESERVATION ORDERS & TREES IN CONSERVATION AREAS
A guide to the importance of protecting trees, how this may be implemented and identifying where protection is in place.
THE TREE COUNCIL
The Tree Council works in partnership with communities and government to make trees matter to everyone. The Council focuses on getting more trees in the right places; better care for all trees and inspiring effective action for trees.
How to know which trees are protected
FRIENDS OF TREES
Friends of Trees (USA) inspires people to improve the world around them through a simple solution:
Planting Trees. Together
ECO CHURCH Rocha UK’s award scheme for churches in England and Wales who want to demonstrate that the gospel is good news for the Earth
JOIN YOUR LOCAL WILDLIFE ORGANISATION
Ours is: https://www.surreywildlifetrust.org
Google your county to find your local wildlife group and see how you can help locally