Festival of the Tree 2010

Monday 23 August 2010 to Monday 30 August 2010
Forest Research displayed and presented on Friday 27 August 2010.

What was the event?

Festival of woodlands and trees including the ‘Laboratree’ which showcases forestry science. 

On Friday 27 August, Forest Research scientists, Andrea Kiewitt, Shelagh McCartan and Matt Parratt displayed and held activities on the ‘weird and wonderful world of tree seeds’. 

Matt Parratt also gave a presentation on his recent work on global conifer conservation in Vietnam.

Programme of events (PDF-72K)

Festival of The Tree 2010 website

Who was the event suitable for?

Anyone with an interest in trees and woodlands.  It was open to the public and there were a range of activities suitable for both adults and children.

Where did the event take place?

Westonbirt 'The National Arboretum'
Nr Tetbury
Gloucestershire  GL8 8QS


For further information abour Forest Research's activities at this event contact:

Steve Penny
Research Liason Officer
Forest Research

Email: steve.penny@forestry.gsi.gov.uk
Tel: 0780 890 0331