As the UK's largest woodland conservation charity, we are the leading voice for woods and trees. We campaign to protect precious ancient woods, restore the ones that are damaged and fight for those under threat. We create new native woodland around the UK with the help of communities, schools, organisations and individuals.
We inspire people up and down the country to visit woods, plant trees, treasure wildlife, and enjoy the overwhelming benefits that woods and trees offer to our landscape and lives.
We campaign to protect woods that are under threat and purchase vulnerable woods to safeguard them.
We are restoring hundreds of devastated ancient woodlands, bringing them back from the brink.
We’ve created thousands of hectares of new native woodland including 250 community woods.
What is ancient woodland?1
Ancient woods have been around since medieval times. They have developed spectacular communities of plants, animals and fungi.
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Our trees face huge challenges2
Pests and diseases are having a real impact on our woodland. We're in a race against time to safeguard trees for the future.
Restoring ancient woodland3
Thousands of ancient woods all over the UK have been damaged by conifer plantation. Our restoration project is reversing years of destruction.