Wednesday, 30 October 2019
9.00 - 16.30 (approx)
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When you have completed this course you should be able to do the following:
1. Give a definition of a veteran tree that is of importance for biological or heritage value.
2. Explain why trees can live so long
3. Describe how and where roots grow and why they are important
4. Undertake a simple survey of a veteran tree in the field
5. Assess where management is likely to be appropriate for old trees or their surroundings
Who is the course aimed at?
The course is aimed at any person, in any industry, with an interest in trees.
This course will provide basic level information on valuing and managing veteran trees.
Definition of a veteran tree and their value for cultural history and biodiversity
Field visit to look at veteran trees
Importance of roots and the management of the land around veteran trees
Management of veteran trees exercise and an introduction to pruning
Protection, legislation, questions and summary of course
Please bring suitable clothing for outdoor and indoor sessions
Course hand out
Arboricultural Association Certificate of Attendance
To find out more and book your place, please click here
The Arboricultural Association are a professional body licensed by the Society for the Environment to award Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) status