812 trees planted in the United Kingdom

812 trees planted in the United Kingdom

If you bought from us over the summer then a tree will be planted on your behalf right here in the UK. From speaking to you, our amazing customers, at our summer pop-up shop events, so many of you asked if we planted trees in our own country. We're always listening to you and welcome feedback, so this time, instead of choosing the option 'Plant trees where they're needed most' at One Tree Planted, we chose to plant them right here on our home soil.

The United Kingdom used to have glorious forest coverage, but changes in land use have caused extensive deforestation. In addition to being critical to protecting the climate, forests also build community. These reforestation projects will be highly engaging, community-led initiatives to create educational opportunities, volunteer planting events, and public spaces so that everyone, including the most marginalized communities, can enjoy the native flora and fauna of the United Kingdom.

These more than one million trees will make a significant climate impact, sequestering carbon and creating climate resilience by reducing flooding and the effects of pollution. This project supports increased access to public woodland, especially for communities in need, with opportunities for community engagement and improved public health. Organizations will be able to integrate the project with school education to get children out in nature.

As to maximize the overall benefit to the area, we will plant native trees such as Pedunculate/Common Oak, Downy Birch, Hazel, Hawthorn, Small-leaved lime, Rowan, Silver Birch, Common Alder, Aspen, Goat Willow, Field Maple, Hornbeam, Beech, and Blackthorn.

  • Planting trees allows opportunities to support educational partners through projects such as Forest School and Woodland Outreach which help to connect children to nature.
  • Reforestation increases opportunities for community engagement by supporting better levels of health and wellbeing, especially in areas of greatest health inequality.
  • Restoring forest cover enhances habitats for wildlife and biodiversity by providing shade and reducing the heat island effect and by improving water and air quality.

Thank you for making a difference.

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