This campaign to protect oak trees - was officially launched at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 by Biosecurity Minister Lord Gardiner.
Woodland Heritage is a founding member of the Action Oak initiative which also includes the Woodland Trust, National Trust, the Duchy of Cornwall, Forest Research, Royal Botanical Gardens Kew, the Forestry Commission, the Northern Ireland Forest Service, Defra and the Scottish and Welsh Governments.
The Action Oak initiative is seeking to raise £15 million for research and monitoring to help safeguard the 121 million oaks in UK woodlands.
Action Oak is supported by Woodland Heritage's Patron, HRH, The Prince of Wales. In February, 2018, HRH, The Prince of Wales held a top-level, cross-sector summit to discuss Xylella plant disease threat and biosecurity at his residence in Gloucestershire, Highgrove.