• The Tree Conference

    Tree conference invites community-led initiatives for reforestation in Somerset And highlights vital role of trees for the wellbeing of people and planet SATURDAY 4th NOVEMBER 2017 – 9am to 6pm GMT live conference and online Community-led proposals for tree planting and global reforestation will be debated and explored at The Tree Conference at the Red […]

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  • Tree Charter Launch and National Tree Week Events

    We have lots happening during November 2017! The Tree Charter launch on the 6th November is not the end! Read on to find out more about the launch in Lincoln and the 10 Tree Charter events that will be held during National Tree Week 2017    Lincoln 6th November, Lincoln Castle 5-8pmSign the Tree Charter […]

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  • Worthing’s Threatened Trees

    Kate Verrell is a Charter Champion volunteer. Here she explains the human threats that trees face, and why we should be doing more to protect them. How do we cope when our trees are threatened? What makes people stand and how can we awaken the notion within people, that it is both noble and essential that […]

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  • Supernature: Tree Charter Artists

    James Webb is running one of eight Tree Charter artists in residence around the UK. Here, he explains how his project will explore our relationship with trees in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. You can find the original piece on Common Ground’s website. “Where did these trees come from? What brought them to this place? What […]

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  • Tree Charter Artists – Grafting Histories

    Christine Mackey, one of eight Tree Charter artists in residence around the UK, explains how her project will explore how communities in Northern Ireland interact with trees and each other through woodland. “I would like to find out how the local communities actively use the different woodland landscapes today, inviting them to share both their personal […]

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  • Tree Charter Artists – Treefolds

    As part of the Tree Charter arts programme, there will be 8 artists in residence around the UK across the summer of 2017. Each week we will have a blog focussing in on one aspect of the arts programme. This blog is about Rob and Harriet Fraser, who have been working with the Tree Charter […]

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  • Seeing the woods and the trees as part of Heritage Open Days

    England’s largest festival of heritage and culture returns this September (7-10) with thousands of FREE events. Nationally coordinated but locally run by an army of volunteers, Heritage Open Days offers people the chance to see hidden places, try out new experiences and learn new things; all of which are FREE to explore. And this year […]

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  • Tree Charter Artists – Kurt Jackson, The Thorn

    As part of the Tree Charter arts programme, there will be 8 artists in residence around the UK across the summer of 2017. Each week we will have a blog focussing in on one aspect of the arts programme. This blog is about Kurt Jackson, who is exploring the Nature and Protection Principles whilst working […]

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  • The future takes root

    Each year great writers and thinkers from across the UK and beyond descend on Hay-on-Wye for a festival of ideas that inspires thousands of visitors and sends ripples out across the literary world. The Charter for Trees, Woods and People was one of the ‘big ideas’ under scrutiny by experts and intellectuals at this year’s […]

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  • Tree Charter Artists: The Boardwalk

    As part of the Tree Charter arts programme, there will be 8 artists in residence around the UK across the summer of 2017. Each week we will have a blog focussing in on one aspect of the arts programme. This blog is about Clementine Blakemore, who is working with the Kingcombe Centre in Dorset. She […]

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