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Tree Wardens

Working with local authorities

Working with local authorities to protect trees.

Local authorities and their Tree Officers are often unsung tree champions. They manage urban tree populations on very restricted budgets. We work with councils at the parish, borough and unitary level in many positive and creative ways, sharing the same passion for looking after our trees. In doing so, we:

Could you set up a volunteer Tree Warden Network in your area?

Our volunteer Tree Wardens work with Tree Officers and local councils to plant, protect and stand up for their local trees. They plan and plant street trees, address planning issues affecting trees and map local tree populations. If you work in a local authority and would like to set up a volunteer Tree Warden Network in your area, find out more here or get in touch and we’d be delighted to support you.

Want to know if your local council has a tree strategy? Find out here. Or you can learn more about tree officer membership bodies the Association of Tree Officers and London Tree Officers Association on their websites.

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Local Authorities can stay up-to-date on all the latest news from our Science and Research team, including how we're working with local authorities to understand the nature of the UK’s local tree strategies, by registering for our email updates.


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