This conference was a response to the call we felt in the Somerset landscape to support trees.  The people living around Glastonbury are fortunate to be in a community that accepts all sorts of world views and is very willing to embrace the direct relationship with Nature that is a birthright.  This created fertile soil to start exploring the astonishing science coming out about forest ecosystems in the last ten years.

It was a joy at the first conference to be able to represent a tiny percentage of what is going on in the British Isles.  Celebrating and lifting up projects that tap into real understanding of what is needed for future generations.  At grassroots the UK is developing methods that we can share to nurture to other landscapes.

The Conference was a one day networking event bringing in:

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Speakers 2017

Programme 2017

Artists Exhibition 2017

Affiliated Events 2017

The Projects is a growing database of examples of inspiring ways of working that you can draw from to find out where you fit into this global movement.

We really honour all of the myriad of ways humans relate to trees, forestry, woodwork, instrument making, planting, reforestation, bio-chemical, medicinal and the list goes on.

You are very welcome to contact us and let us know about your experiences and ways of working.  We really are delighted to give a voice to methods that are leading us into a future we can be proud of for the next generations.