Useful Links

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) www.rhs.org.uk , is the gateway to gardening, keeping you up to date sharing the best in gardening.

http://www.houzz.com/tree-in-patio Click on this link for planting idea's in your garden, patio or terrace.  

Interesting Sites for Woodland Owners

The Future Trees Trust    www.futuretrees.org 
The Future Trees Trust was formed in 2008. It arose out of an informal network of organisations and researchers established in 1991:the British and Irish Hardwoods Improvement Programme or BIHIP. 

ConFor
The Confederation of Forest Industries (Uk) Ltd has been established to help build the market for timber, timber products and forest services.

The-Tree
The-Tree is dedicated to sharing information about the many different facets of knowledge about trees and forests.

Interesting Sites for Woodland Producers

Solway Feeders
Manufacturers and suppliers of accessories for Game birds, Poultry and Wildfowl.

www.timberauctions.co.uk   Operate Europe`s leading electronic round timber marketing service for buyers and sellers throughout the UK.

Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester, UK  www.rau.ac.uk

Key Conservation Organisations

The Royal Forestry Society
We are a Registered Charity (No. 306093). Anyone can join the RFS and we now have over 4,000 members drawn from right across the board - woodland owners, land managers, foresters, students, keen amateurs, arborists, landscapers, timber merchants, ecologists - you name it, we have got them.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds works for a healthy environment rich in birds and wildlife; it depends on the support and generosity of others to make a difference.

The Woodland Trust
The Woodland Trust is the UK's leading conservation charity dedicated to the protection of our native woodland heritage.

The Game Conservancy Trust   www.gwct.org.uk
The aim is to promote for the public benefit the conservation and study of game species, their habitats and the other species associated with those habitats.

BASC
The British Association for Shooting and Conservation.

Small Woods Association
Britainís leading organisation for all those with the well-being of our small woodlands at heart.

Naturenet
UK Countryside and Nature Conservation.

Key National Organisations

Forestry Commission
The Forestry Commission of Great Britain is the government department responsible for the protection and expansion of Britain's forests and woodlands.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
Defra works for the essentials of life - water, food, air, land, people, animals and plants.

The National Trust
The Trust was set up to act as a guardian for the nation in the acquisition and protection of threatened coastline, countryside and buildings.

Natural England
Natural England is an independent public body whose purpose is to protect and improve Engand's natural environment and encourage people to enjoy and get involved in their surroundings.

Woodland Heritage
Uniting all tree people - a vehicle for wood users (and consumers) to 'put something back' and contribute to the proper management of British Trees.

Interesting International Forestry Sites

Forest Stewardship Council
The Forest Stewardship Council is an international non-profit organization founded in 1993 to support environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial, and economically viable management of the world's forests.

Commonwealth Forestry Association
The Commonwealth Forestry Association is the world's longest established international forestry organization, tracing its history back to the founding of the Empire Forestry Association in 1921. Today it unites 1200 members in 78 Commonwealth and non-Commonwealth countries.

The National Council for Forest Research and Development
COFORD coordinates and funds appropriate and cost-effective research to secure long-term industrial viability and optimise social, environmental and cultural developments associated with forestry.