Plymouth Tree Partnership meetings are aimed at increasing knowledge about trees and tree management, with speakers covering a wide range of topics.
Talks start at 19:00 but come from 18:30 to swap news and catch up on forthcoming events.
The meetings are open to all. Talks are free to Plymouth Tree Partnership members and University students. Non-members are very welcome to attend but will be asked to pay £2.50 for each talk. The Babbage Building car park gives disabled access to the building - if the ground floor door is locked, please ring 01752 588400.
Contact the Plymouth Tree Partnership office for any queries on 01752 263186 (please leave a message and one of the office volunteers will get back to you).
Wednesday 10 January: Plymouth's newest park (speaker: Chris Avent)
Re-scheduled from November, this talk by Project Manager, Chris Avent, will describe how Derriford Community Park is being developed and everything involved. We will hear why the new park is needed, what it will look like and how it will work.Wednesday 7 February: Beneath the surface - exploring soils (speaker: David Hogan)
The amount and quality of soil is critical for a tree’s growth. David Hogan is an independent environmental consultant who specialises in soil surveys. He will tell us how to provide the best growing conditions for trees and how to address problems like soil compaction.
Wednesday 7 March: These are a few of my favourite trees (speaker: Alan Harvey)
Trees come in all shapes and sizes so what makes one a favourite? Alan Harvey, who runs the Family Tree Scheme, will share his selection with us and open our eyes to some amazing local trees.