We aim to provide relevant resources for anybody with an interest in tree conservation, from non-specialists looking for basic guidance, to experts in need of up-to-date information to support their projects.

In this section you can find practical guides for non-specialists, scientific papers and up-to-date information on the conservation status and distribution of hundreds of the world’s threatened tree species.

We also provide suggested links to some of our favourite tree conservation websites and a list of recommended reading.

Other Resources

A selection of references and online resources that may be of interest to anybody wanting to know more about threatened trees and their conservation.

Global Survey of Ex situ Conifer Collections

34% of conifers are globally threatened with extinction according to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. A Global Survey of Ex situ Conifer Collections provides an analysis of how well represented threatened conifers are in botanic garden and arboreta collections around the world and highlights priority taxa for conservation action. The analysis found that,…

Trees and Climate Change

Published in 2013, this document provides guidance on the factors that influence tree species vulnerability to climate change and summariss potential adaptation options.