Tilhill supports broadleaved tree improvement charity 

Tilhill, the UK’s leading woodland creation, management, timber harvesting and landscaping company, has announced their support for tree improvement charity Future Trees Trust.   

As a UK market leader in woodland management, it makes perfect sense for Tilhill to be supporting the work of the UK’s only broadleaved tree improvement charity. Future Trees Trust is dedicated to improving broadleaved trees to increase their timber yield and resilience and Tilhill will be supporting their work across a number of hardwood species.   

A sustainable source of home-grown hardwoods is essential to Tilhill’s business and supporting those who share this objective is an important part of the company’s investment into the future of UK forestry. Future Trees Trust’s work will help ensure this sustainable supply, by providing improved seed to nurseries for foresters to access the highest standards of planting stock available.

Tilhill supports Future Trees Trust mission to use research to ensure the next generation of broadleaved trees will deliver all the environmental, social and economic benefits possible. 

Cora Pfarre, Tilhill Southern England Forest Manager attends the Future Trees Trust Annual Supporters’ Day 2022


David Edwards, Forestry Director at Tilhill says: “The work of Future Trees Trust is vital for the future of our woodlands where trees need to be resilient to the impacts of climate change such as pests and diseases. Tilhill is therefore pleased to be able to offer our ongoing support to such important work.”


Jo Clark, Head of Research at Future Trees Trust says: “We’re delighted with Tilhill’s continued support of our work. Their donation will fund important research to secure a future for broadleaved trees. Because our trees have been selected for superior growth and form, using improved planting stock, this can help a crop get established more quickly, resulting in reduced weed control, a shorter rotation, and increased recoverable volume.  As these trees come from a wide genetic base, they are likely to remain healthier for longer, have greater ability to adapt to changes in climate and sequester more carbon.”