The Tree Conference is proud to present a one-day networking event for anyone interested in Trees

 

  • World class speakers with leading-edge information about tree science, tree function and global reforestation strategies

  • Amazing, inspiring projects

  • Focusing on Somerset as a template for international tree-related work

  • Discussion of the types of trees to plant locally that are likely to survive, and be able to help mitigate, climate change

Our Speakers 2017

Explore this year’s speakers

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Diana Beresford-Kroeger

On scientific research into trees, forests and ecosystems

The Film ‘The Call of The Forest‘, about trees and some of Diana’s inspiring work towards global reforestation, will be screening throughout Somerset in the lead up to the Tree Conference.

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Dr Alan Rayner

On understanding trees and fungi as flow-forms

Alan’s amazing latest book ‘The Origin of Life Patterns’ details his understanding of the existence of ‘fully permeable boundaries’ throughout nature.

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Bruce Parry

Documentary Maker

will be joining us fresh from producing a new film ‘TAWAI’ to talk about the ‘sentience of trees’.

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Wendy Stephenson

TreeSisters Global Treasurer

will be talking with TreeSisters founder Clare Dubois, about global reforestation, and working with the re-wilding of the self, through the TreeSisters Organisation.

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Networking

Meet project coordinators from local tree-related projects including:

  • Planting and caring for fruit-bearing orchards

  • Looking at pollinator and wildlife corridors

  • Using mycorrhizal fungi for clearing toxic waste

  • Exploring re-wilding with different land owners

  • Permaculture recovery of a bare field

  • Planting trees to create sacred space

  • Working withour local Town Council

Tree Art Exhibition

To coincide with the Tree Conference

four tree-inspired artists will exhibit their

work over 2-weeks at the Red Brick Building

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Sophie Baker

Gordon Field

Alan Rayner

V Martineau

Early Bird

£75
  • Includes buffet Lunch
  • Buy before 31st August 2017

Full Price

£100
  • Includes buffet Lunch
  • Please pay this price if you can

Concession

£60
  • Includes buffet Lunch
  • Please email us to request

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