Valuing and Managing Veteran Trees
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Valuing and Managing Veteran Trees

30/10/2019
When: Wednesday, 30 October 2019
9.00 - 16.30 (approx)
Where: Leicester
United Kingdom

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Course Content:

Course Objectives:


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.

 

 

Introduction:

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

 

Facilities/Equipment required:

Delegates

Clipboard

Please bring suitable clothing for outdoor and indoor sessions

 

Course Materials:

Course hand out

Notepad

Pen

 

Certification:

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 

 

Professional bodies licensed to award the Chartered Environmentalist registration:

Society for the Environment
EC1.1 Enterprise Centre, Puma Way 
Coventry, West Midlands CV1 2TT.
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