Learn about the Forest Canopy Foundation (FCF) and their tree planting goals.

Introducing FCF

Nicholsons, through the newly formed Forest Canopy Foundation (FCF), are pioneering a scheme bringing together forestry companies across the country, with one clear focus: increasing woodland creation at scale across England.

Aim: To plant well-planned, quality woodlands in England to mitigate climate change and add natural capital to our national resource.

Trees are recognised to be invaluable for carbon sequestration and natural capital gain. The Government have committed to planting 30,000 ha of woodland in this term of office, but without robust cooperation and collaboration, we will fail to deliver as a nation.

Mindful of the urgent need for an effective Green Recovery, The Forest Canopy Foundation (FCF) has recruited the private forestry sector to help plant 30,000 ha of woodlands (at scale) across England in the next five years. Sites will be carefully chosen to optimise ecological and environmental benefits and this opportunity will result in over 9 million tonnes of carbon being sequestered from the atmosphere over the next 50 years. We are looking for corporate partners who wish to invest in carbon, offset carbon, or simply invest in environmental schemes under their ESG aims.

What part can you play?

  • You can buy carbon and, in turn, help fund tree planting schemes
  • You can dedicate your ESG budget to give a philanthropic donation towards one of our many tree planting projects offering natural capital benefits, enriching all our communities

The time to act is now. 

For more information, read the FCF brochure by clicking here. If you would like to be involved, please call us on 01869 340350 or email

For more infiormation on FCF, visit the website by clicking here…

Queens Green Canopy

The Forest Canopy Foundation is proud to support the Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC). This unique initiative invites everyone from all corners of the United Kingdom to “Plant a Tree for the Jubilee” in honour of The Queen’s 70 years of service to this Nation.

Click here to find out more about Queen’s Green Canopy.

Nicholsons is accredited by the following official organisations:

Approved contractors of the Safe-contractor scheme, Nicholsons are also accredited with CHAS and Arboricultural Association. The Company recently won an award as Cherwell Established Business of the Year 2019, as well as Oxfordshire Large Business of the Year awards 2019.