LEADING forestry management, timber harvesting and landscaping company Tilhill has announced its support for tree improvement charity Future Trees Trust.

Future Trees Trust is dedicated to improving broadleaved trees to increase their timber yield and resilience, and Tilhill will be supporting its 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 its investment into the future of UK forestry, the company said.

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Tim Liddon, forestry director at Tilhill, said: “The work of the 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 support to such important work.”

Tim Rowland, chief executive officer at Future Trees Trust, added: “We’re delighted to be working with Tilhill. As the market leaders in UK forestry and timber harvesting, we’re honoured to count Tilhill as a key supporter of our work. Their enthusiasm for what we’re trying to achieve makes working together mutually beneficial.”