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Wednesday 13th March 2019

ATF Spring Field Visit to Windsor Great Park

Come and join the ATF at this spring’s field event, which takes place at Windsor Great Park

Please accept our apologies, this event is now FULL. If you would like to put on our waiting list, Please Contact Us Here and select ‘Bookings’ from the dropdown list.

Windsor Great Park has witnessed countless events throughout history, dating back to pre-Saxon times, each of which has left its own distinctive mark on this impressive landscape.

John Deakin, Chief Forester for The Crown Estate, along with Steve Turnbull, The Crown Estate Arboriculture Supervisor, Ted Green and Bill Cathcart will lead the walk through several sites in The Great Park covering a range of topics including conservation grazing, tree replacement strategies, dead wood and tree management.

As always, there will be opportunity to debate and network with ancient tree experts.

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Tuesday 19th March 2019

ATF Scotland: Valuing and managing veteran trees: a one-day course at The Gannochy Trust

This one-day introductory course is aimed at those who are responsible for managing areas with veteran trees, anyone who owns veteran trees or has a keen interest.

This practical and theoretical course was developed as part of the VETree project (European project across five countries, see www.vetree.eu for details).

Training will be delivered through a combination of presentations, group exercises and field visits with the opportunity to ask questions and discuss.

The ATF are taking bookings on behalf of ATF Scotland. The course will be delivered by Adam Riedi, arboricultural consultant and co-ordinator of the Ancient Tree Forum Scotland.

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Thursday 9th May 2019

Valuing and managing veteran trees: a one day training course, South Gloucestershire

 

This course is now FULL,  please Contact Us Here if you would like to go on our waiting list.

This one-day introductory course is aimed at those who are responsible for managing areas with veteran trees, anyone who owns veteran trees or has a keen interest.

This course was developed as part of the VETree project (European project across five countries, see www.vetree.eu for details).

Training will be delivered through a combination of presentations, group exercises and field visits with the opportunity to ask questions and discuss.

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Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Hampstead Heath – Veteran Tree Trail launch day

 

Join the Ancient Tree Forum and City of London staff to learn about veteran tree management at Hampstead Heath. The veteran tree trails project is funded by City of London and aims to showcase the cutting-edge veteran tree management at a number of its sites; Ashtead Common, Burnham Beeches, Epping Forest and Hampstead Heath.

Self guided trails have been developed for all four sites enabling those involved with veteran tree management to learn from experiences at these sites. Information packs will be available electronically or in hard copy and participants can investigate the sites at their own pace.

To celebrate the development of these trails, a launch event will be held at each site; more information to follow in due course.

The event is free, however places are limited and booking is essential. Bookings will open soon.

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Monday 3rd June to Wednesday 5th June 2019

Valuing and managing veteran trees: a three day advanced course for trainers, Derbyshire

 

A three-day advanced course aimed at those who would like to share their own knowledge and experience of veteran trees with colleagues, employees, volunteers and community groups. It will equip attendees with the skills, confidence and resources to be able to deliver the ATF’s one-day course on ‘Valuing and Managing Veteran Trees’.

This course is now fully booked. Please Contact Us Here if you would like to be put on the waiting list.

This course was developed as part of the VETree project (a European project across five countries, see www.vetree.eu for details.

Training will be delivered through a combination of presentations, group exercises and field visits with the opportunity to ask questions and discuss.

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Thursday 27th June to Friday 28th June 2019

ATF Summer Forum 2019 at Sherwood Forest

Photo credit: Brian Muelaner

This event is now full. Please Contact Us Here if you would like to go on our waiting list (please use the ‘bookings’ option on the dropdown).

Summer Forum 2019

The ATF Summer Forum 2019 will be held at Clumber Park Hotel in Worksop on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 June 2019.

The summer forum aims to bring people together to discuss ancient and other veteran trees and their management to further our knowledge and understanding. The 2019 summer forum will be held in conjunction with Buglife.

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Thursday 4th July 2019

Epping Forest – Veteran Tree Trail launch day

Join the Ancient Tree Forum and City of London staff to learn about veteran tree management at Epping Forest. The veteran tree trails project is funded by City of London and aims to showcase the cutting-edge veteran tree management at a number of its sites; Ashtead Common, Burnham Beeches, Epping Forest and Hampstead Heath.

Self guided trails have been developed for all four sites enabling those involved with veteran tree management to learn from experiences at these sites. Information packs will be available electronically or in hard copy and participants can investigate the sites at their own pace.

To celebrate the development of these trails, a launch event will be held at each site; more information to follow in due course.

The event is free, however places are limited and booking is essential. Bookings will open soon.

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Wednesday 10th July 2019

Burnham Beeches – Veteran Tree Trail launch day

Join the Ancient Tree Forum and City of London staff to learn about veteran tree management at Burnham Beeches. The veteran tree trails project is funded by City of London and aims to showcase the cutting-edge veteran tree management at a number of its sites; Ashtead Common, Burnham Beeches, Epping Forest and Hampstead Heath.

Self guided trails have been developed for all four sites enabling those involved with veteran tree management to learn from experiences at these sites. Information packs will be available electronically or in hard copy and participants can investigate the sites at their own pace.

To celebrate the development of these trails, a launch event will be held at each site; more information to follow in due course.

The event is free, however places are limited and booking is essential. Bookings will open soon.

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Partner Events

  • Tuesday 12th March 2019

    An Historic Landscape Project training day with Yorkshire Gardens Trust

    Bramham Park, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 6ND

    A training Day: The conservation of historic designed landscapes and the role of the Gardens Trusts

  • Wednesday 22nd May 2019 to Thursday 23rd May 2019

    Opportunities and Issues in Re-wilding Conference

    The conference will incorporate the UK launch of the Wild Europe Project (Toward a Wilder Europe? An Analysis to the Sociospatial and Cultural Effects of New Methods for Promoting and Managing Wilderness in Europe) with a themed session of presentations by the project leads.

  • Friday 21st June 2019

    Summer Solstice Tree Walk at Killerton Park

    Killerton Park, Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon, EX5 3LE

    Join founding members of the Ancient Tree Forum, Ted Green and Jill Butler, for a stroll around some of Killerton Park’s most fascinating trees for a summer soltice walk on Friday 21 June 2019.

  • Wednesday 4th September 2019 to Friday 6th September 2019

    Woodland and Tree Archaeology Conference

    Sheffield Hallam University

    SYBRG (Econet) and partners are organising a 3-day event in September 2019 following on from their Investigating Tree Archaeology, May 2018 conference. This longer conference develops some of the themes identified in May 2018 allowing for more in-depth technical papers and discussions around topics that have only been touched on.

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