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Thursday 11th October 2018

ATF Autumn field meeting to Lowther Estate, Penrith, Cumbria

Come and join the ATF at this Autumn’s field event, which takes place at Lowther Estate, Penrith.

The ATF’s Autumn field event is Thursday 11 October and will start with an hour’s introduction to the day from Ian Jack (recently retired director of Lowther Forestry Group ltd). We will then decamp for a 2.5 mile round trip walk to find out more about the history, ecology and management of some of the site’s veteran trees. This includes parkland trees, and the creation of new pasture woods. As always, there will be opportunity to debate and network with ancient tree experts.

Please keep checking on our website as the booking form will be live in mid August.

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Friday 12th October 2018

Valuing and managing veteran trees: a one day training course, Killerton House, Devon

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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