About us

Forus Tree are a worker's co-operative, a not-for-profit social enterprise with a focus on managing the environment in the Calder Valley and beyond.

With over 20 years of tree planting experience, our aim is to mitigate the effects of climate change and restore biodiversity

We aspire to share skills and knowledge within our community, bringing people together to enjoy Yorkshire's great countryside and maximising the positive impact of our collective contributions towards a more sustainable future

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Some of the work we do throughout the year...

Himalayan Balsam Control

Himalayan Balsam is an invasive non-native plant species which has a negative impact our native flora/fauna and biodiversity.Read More »

Tree Planting

We use sustainable, natural methods to plant our trees and shrubs. We cultivate manually, to maximise the positive impacts.Read More »

Leaky Dams

Construction of timber leaky dams and willow revetments for natural flood management NFM during heavy rainfall.Read More »


Protecting tree planting sites from livestock and deer to allow for establishment, habitat creation and conservation.Read More »


Planting over 1km of new hedging every year to connect existing woodlands, create wildlife corridors and improve biodiversity.Read More »

Erosion Control

We work with local landowners to address erosion caused by heavy rainfall. Trees perform remarkably when established.Read More »

Daisy Bank

Photos from our community tree nursery at Daisy Bank. We have a volunteer meetup every Friday and enjoy looking after our young trees together as we share knowledge and time in the great Yorkshire countryside. We always welcome new people, why not come along?

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12 hours ago

A huge thank you to Adrian and Joe for helping us out with lifting and grading Sessile Oak trees this week. Adrian at Yorkshire Divide is kindly fundraising for us by organising an epic bike trail of 909km from 25th to 30th May 2024.Source to Sea Trail takes you from the Pennine moors where many of our rivers begin and many miles later onto the Yorkshire coast and then over the Humber Estuary where the rivers flow into the body of the North Sea. And back to the starting line in Hebden Bridge.It's a multi day adventure that takes you to the source of rivers such as the Swale, Ure, Nidd and Esk high on the stunning Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors as well as a fine stretch of coast between Whitby and Scarborough before returning across the Vale of York, over the 5 mile wide Humber Estuary on the worlds longest cycle path on a suspension bridge and many miles later over the edge of the Peak District and the South Pennines. 50% of the funds raised by the event will be donated to Forus TreePlease visit www.yorkshiredivide.co.uk to find out more information.#biketrail #fundraiser #calderdividetrail #yorkshiredales #penninemoors #hebdenbridge #hebden #humberestuary #peakdistrict #northsea #yorkshiredivide #northyorkmoors #whitby #scarborough #valeofyork #southpennines #Swale #ure #nidd #esk ... See MoreSee Less
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    The Big Shed
    Unit 7, Victoria Works,
    Victoria Road,
    Hebden Bridge,
    West Yorkshire,
    HX7 8LN