Working together for the love of trees since 1973

The Tree Council is a national charity (number 279000) that brings everyone together with a shared mission to care for trees and our planet’s future.

We inspire and empower organisations, government, communities and individuals with the knowledge and tools to create positive, lasting change at a national and local level.

Our work:

  • Umbrella organisation for the sector

  • Driving practical science and research to influence national policy and inspire local action

  • Coordinating a national network of volunteer Tree Wardens

  • Working with local authorities and as a critical friend to Network Rail

  • Seasonal campaigns, including National Tree Week, National Hedgerow Week and Seed Gathering Season

  • Our Young Tree Champions programme for schools

Our aims:

  • To champion trees in everything we do

  • To be the trusted voice of the tree sector

  • To drive practical science and research into our treescape

  • To enable dialogue and action in the sector, nationally and locally

  • To encourage, inspire and persuade people of all ages and backgrounds to value and love trees

  • To harness the energy, enthusiasm and expertise of our team, Tree Wardens and communities to plant, care for and protect trees and make a lasting impact on our world

  • To lead and connect organisations and, together, persuade decision-makers, influence national policy and deliver local action.

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