• Eco Festival Fun

    Diana Newson from the Streetly Methodist Church  writes about the exciting goings on this summer around their community in Sutton Coldfield. At Streetly Methodist Church we are looking forward to the launch of the Tree Charter this November. Last November we planted a tree in the National Forest to celebrate becoming an Eco Church. One […]

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  • The Memory of Trees Conference

    This blog is re-blogged from Anna Burton’s website, and describes the Memory of Trees conference in Liverpool on the 20th April. You can visit Anna’s blog page ‘narratives and knotholes’ to read more.   Posted on May 2, 2017May 2, 2017 by annaelizabethburton ‘The Memory of Trees’ one-day conference took place at the University of Liverpool […]

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  • Lonely Tree- Tree Charter Youth Workshops

    In late 2016 to early 2017, we ran workshops in partnership with Lyrix Organix, to engage young people with artistic expressions of trees. Last week’s blog covered the Tree Charter EP. Below is another of the pieces produced as a result of the Tree Charter youth champion bursaries, a gorgeous video by one of the […]

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  • A tree-mendous week at Creggan Country Park

    St John’s Primary School pupils were invited to take part in some fun outdoor learning workshops at Creggan Country Park from 10th to 13th April 2017.  The week kicked off with some tree maths. 32 pupils learned how to estimate the age and height of their chosen tree. Tuesday was all about woodland art and […]

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  • Roots and Leaves: Tree Charter EP 1

    Tree Charter EP is a 7 track free download and education programme in celebration of “Trees, Woods and People” led by young musicians and poets, who came together in 2 days of masterclasses by Lyrix Organix, in partnership with the Woodland Trust (hosted at BIMM London). It will be released on 22 April 2017, Earth […]

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  • The Student Council; engaging students in woods and trees

    The student council came together through the National Union of Students and is made up of students throughout England, Wales and Scotland. We’ve held stalls in Liverpool and Manchester, tree planting days in Bangor, art exhibitions in London and also allocated funds to hold forestry dinners in Inverness. Student Unions have too been active, collecting […]

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  • Project T In The Making…

    I’ve always had a particular love for nature and its calming affects. Having attended a Lyrix Organix and Tree charter workshop, which involved us coming up with an engaging environmental event idea, the cogs started turning and an idea for a music-led event began to form in my mind. Being a student, studying a Music […]

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  • Spring In The Woods at Ecclesall Woods

    Sheffield’s citizens are exceptionally fortunate to have Ecclesall Woods on their doorstep – it is only a short bus ride from the city centre – and at 140 hectares it is the largest ancient semi-natural woodland in South Yorkshire. It comprises a mosaic of habitats: upland oak woodland mixed with birch that is typical of […]

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  • Trees, People and the Built Environment Conference 3

    The third Trees, People and the Built Environment conference, hosted by the ICF team is happening at the University of Birmingham today and tomorrow, the 5th and 6th April. The full programme includes speakers coming from around the world. The following information is from ICF’s website. ‘The Trees, People and the Built Environment conference is […]

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  • Sheffield’s Memorial Trees

    The situation with Sheffield’s Street Trees has been well documented in recent months. Over 30 World War One memorial trees are under threat of felling in Sheffield, along with hundreds of other mature street trees. Communities across Sheffield are campaigning against this.   A Charter Branch event Crookes, Western Road & Walkley Tree Action Group […]

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