How to collect seeds
A guide to tree seed collection on the UK National Tree Seed Project
Details of methods for seed collection used on the UK National Tree Seed Project can be found on the Woodland Trust website
When collecting seeds it is better not to collect from the ground, to avoid collecting old seeds from previous years. It is also a bad idea to fell a tree in order to collect its seeds. However, if trees are being felled anyway this does provide an opportunity to collect seeds.