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Thinking Arbs Day- Outdoor Seminar

24/02/2018

Sherwood, Nottinghamshire


TR:TA-180224-SHER


Ted Green


6 hours


Fully Booked


 


Exc. VAT Inc. VAT

Course Objectives:

A guided walk kindly hosted by Nottinghamshire County Council, led by Ancient Tree Forum Founder Ted Green MBE, held in conjunction with the Midlands Branch of the Arboricultural Association.

Previous Thinking Arbs events at Windsor, the Ankerwyke yew and Knepp Castle Estate have been popular and successful, attracting arboriculturists, ecologists and other professionalss. You can read AA Technical Officer Simon Richmond’s account of the Knepp event in this summer’s ARB Magazine (issue 177, pages 61–63).

Course Content:

TOPICS OF DISCUSSION TO INCLUDE-

  • The Major Oak- Management, Mulch, Cable bracing & propping
  • The ancient Sherwood oaks- Halo releasing management. Issues surrounding the dead wood chimneys, Darkling beetles, Bracing methods & the most recent veteran tree work.
  • The removal and remediation of the visitor centre- How the existing visitor centre will be dismantled and removed in relation to the ancient oaks.
  • Speakers to include- Ted Green, Izi Banton, Luke Steer, Mick Boddy & Reg Harris

Module Pre-requisites:

N/A

Terms of Cancellation or Amendments to details

  • We reserve the right to cancel courses and refund applicants if there is insufficient demand.
  • A FULL charge will be applied to any booking cancelled less than 10 working days before the event.
  • A £30 administration charge may be applied to changes made to bookings that have been received and acknowledged.

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