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20th March 2015

Good practice in veteran tree management rolls out across Europe

By Helen Read

‘ Valuing and managing veteran trees’ training the trainer course, Epping, September 2014

The two year VETree project finished at the end of December 2014, after two very busy and successful years which have resulted in a range of training resources.

The main focus of the project was to devise and test training materials relating to valuing and managing veteran trees for use in the partner countries which were UK, Belgium, Sweden, Spain and Romania.

Amongst the achievements of the project are a set of nine videos on subjects important to the management of veteran trees, including two lectures from David Lonsdale. Topics include the management of pollards, halo clearance for veteran trees and techniques for crown reducing a veteran tree.

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