Visit Somerset: The Tree Conference Returns.

Calling for large scale tree-planting, the support of old growth forests, and for a reciprocal relationship with nature to be integrated into our education system and environmental policy

Merlin Theatre, Frome, Somerset BA11 2HG

Sunday 21 October 2018, 10am-5pm

Following a very well received preliminary event in Glastonbury last year, The Tree Conferencenow part of the International Tree Foundation, prepares to stage its second annual event at the Merlin Theatre in Frome, Somerset, on Sunday 21 October.

This year’s event will provide templates to facilitate large scale, UK-wide tree planting, explore the status of old growth forests in law, and bring together different groups of people working for trees globally – from foresters, conservationists and scientists to community project pioneers, council policy makers and tree empaths.

Suzi Martineau, Organiser of The Tree Conference, says: “We’re aiming to support a narrative change around what humans are capable of and show what we can and need to be doing to re-green our Earth. We’ll also be highlighting leading-edge science about trees and their eco-systems, and exploring how we can empower the next generation’s scientific and emotional understanding of nature and trees.”

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