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Forest of OxfordshireForest of Oxford

The Forest of Oxford provides help and specialist advice to organisations in Oxford which wish to plant trees and stage events in their neighbourhood. Its target audience includes schools, businesses, voluntary groups and local resident associations and it is supported by the Oxford City Council. The Forest of Oxford is linked to the Oxfordshire Woodland Group, having a dedicated account to enable charitable contributions for Forest of Oxford activities to be handled by Woodland Group Trustees.

Activities and services:

  • Advice provided on the planting and sourcing of trees, obtaining sponsorship and grants, fundraising events, etc
  • Annual programme of planting events
  • Will help identify possible partnership organisations and co-ordinate partnerships
  • Provide trees, shelters, tools, etc
  • Produce plans and specifications for tree planting projects
  • Advice and resources for schools, especially in relating tree planting to the curriculum (biology, geography and art)
  • Provides local information such as City Centre Tree Trail and more general leaflets, e.g. Your Front Garden

Geographic coverage:

Oxfordshire

Key contacts

John Thompson, 137 Godstow Road, Wolvercote Village, Oxford OX2 8PG Tel: 01865 513528 Email:forestofoxford@oxford.gov.uk

Notes:

For organisations that have a geographical coverage that stretches beyond Oxfordshire, the most accessible contact for Oxfordshire activities is listed. M - These groups run a membership subscription scheme, but will very often provide initial advice free of charge NL - Newsletter This Directory may not provide the total coverage of the activities of the groups listed. It concentrates on environmental and nature conservation activities. Disclaimer: Neither ONCF nor the Northmoor Trust can accept liability for any losses due to the inaccuracy of any information in this Directory.