Tree Lady Talks

Tree Lady Talks

The Tree Lady, Sharon Durdant-Hollamby, President of the Institute of Chartered Foresters. talks all things trees, nature and well-being to fascinating people from all walks of life. All views expressed by me are my own.

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June 19, 2021 62 min

On all your favourite platforms and at the  Tree Lady Talks website is Andrew Baker of the Woodland Carbon Code, telling all in this informative interview with Sharon about the UK situation with Carbon - sequestration, offsetting, and more. 

Affectionately known as 'The Carbonator', he is on a mission, and he knows what he's talking about! Andy recently joined the Woodland Carbon Code (WCC) team as their Woodland Carbon...

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After 5 years as a Forest Manager and another year as Carbon Project Manager with Tilhill, Andy recently joined the Woodland Carbon Code (WCC) team as their Woodland Carbon Markets Advisor. During his time at Tilhill he represented the ICF on the WCC Advisory Board, after achieving his professional membership in 2019. Working with landowners, investors and project developers, Andy now works to improve the wider understanding of the...

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Peter Wohlleben is a German forester and author who writes on ecological themes in popular language. He is the author of the New York Times Bestseller The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate, published by Greystone Publishing which was translated from German into English in 2016. His new book, The Heartbeat of Trees, is out in June and this episode is designed to coincide with that. He recently featured in Th...

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Peter Wohlleben is a German forester and author who writes on ecological themes in popular language. He is the author of the New York Times Bestseller The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate, published by Greystone Publishing which was translated from German into English in 2016. His new book, The Heartbeat of Trees, is out in June and this episode is designed to coincide with that. He recently featured in Th...

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May 27, 2021 99 min
Before, during and after views of the situation that faced, and still is facing the people and the council of Sheffield, after the felling of five and a half thousand trees from 2017. 
Featuring:-

  • Christine King – STAG – on the Street Tree Partnership - website features the timeline of events that took place.
  • Darren Butt - Sheffield Street Tree Strategist - Treeconomics website for data
  • Catharine Nuttgens - Community Forest Manager, Sh...
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    Sarah Shorley is the Urban Projects Officer for the Woodland Trust, and in this soundbite she delivers her dream scenario for Sheffield in the wake of the tree removals which is discussed in the full episode out this friday May 28th.

    Inspired by community activism for trees in her home city of Sheffield, Sarah joined the Woodland Trust in 2018 to lead the Tree Charter community mobilisation programme.    Sarah’s passion for mobilisi...

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    One woman's soundbite, an extract taken from the full interview to be published on May 28th. 

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    Anna Parkin talks here about the nature recovery plan in collaboration with  Sheffield Green Parents and Kids Plant Trees have been joined by Rotherham Wildlife Trust, Sheffield Greenpeace, Sheffield Climate Alliance, The Diocese of Sheffield, Sheffield Friends of the Earth and more to declare a Nature Emergency for Sheffield.
    Get involved on your social media and support this by putting posters in your windows saying that you decl...

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    May 13, 2021 98 min

    It all happens in a virtual coffee shop. 

    Michelle Ryan, Chair of the Arboricultural Association, has created a Women in Arb group, and for this episode, Sharon has joined her and a group of ladies in the profession to discuss everything from a woman's point of view.

    If you're looking to get into this profession, this is a fascinating insight from people who do it, and some great views about what is happening in the industry ...

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    Michelle Ryan, Chair of the Arboricultural Association, talks to Sharon for this episode of Women in Arb. 

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    This is a taster of a long documentary entirely featuring women who are working in the arboricultural industry - tree surgeon, tree officer, arboricultural consultants, a career-changer,  a technical specialist, and the Chair of the Arboricultural Association. 

    And it's all conducted in a virtual coffee shop.  

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    In this episode, Naomi explains the path her career took when a career in dance was set aside for a chance to work in arboriculture.  She explains:-

    Growing up in Bronx NY and studying dance and music throughout my formative years, I would never have imagined the professional life realized.

     I studied Botany, Horticulture, Landscape Design, but nothing fit until my first hike in the Catskills (NY) Forever Wild forest. My tree journey...

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    Naomi says, in her biog:-

    I studied Botany, Horticulture, Landscape Design, but nothing fit until my first hike in the Catskills (NY) Forever Wild forest. My tree journey led me to the developing world of Urban Forestry studies and a relationship with Federal and State Urban Foresters, enabling me to?

    ? ?• co-author the Federal ReLeaf U&CF program for NY State; implement /chair the program in NYC;

    ? ?• author Recommendations for a...

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    April 1, 2021 73 min

    For the past 22 years, as Director of Business Development, Joh Stulen's Innovatek team has delivered business improvement services through WoodWORKS and Forest Industry Engineering Association. FIEA is the leading provider of technology transfer to forest and wood products sectors in Australasia.  The group has developed over 200 international forest and wood technology conferences in New Zealand, Australia and North America.

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    For the past 22 years, as Director of Business Development, Joh Stulen's Innovatek team has delivered business improvement services through WoodWORKS and Forest Industry Engineering Association. FIEA is the leading provider of technology transfer to forest and wood products sectors in Australasia.  The group has developed over 200 international forest and wood technology conferences in New Zealand, Australia and North America.

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    March 25, 2021 53 min

    Barn Club is an inspiring tale of craft, nature, landscape and community.

     When life-long craftsman Robert Somerville moved to Hertfordshire from Devon, he discovered an unexpected landscape rich with wildlife and particularly elm trees. Nestled within London’s commuter belt, the wooded rolling hills inspired Robert, a lifelong woodworker, to revive the ancient tradition of hand-raising barns.

     Barn Club follows the building of Carle...

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    March 23, 2021 1 min

    Barn Club is an inspiring tale of craft, nature, landscape and community.

     When life-long craftsman Robert Somerville moved to Hertfordshire from Devon, he discovered an unexpected landscape rich with wildlife and particularly elm trees. Nestled within London’s commuter belt, the wooded rolling hills inspired Robert, a lifelong woodworker, to revive the ancient tradition of hand-raising barns.

     Barn Club follows the building of Carle...

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    The full length interview with Treeconomics looks at the big picture, what can be achieved, the Cambridge Project Case Study, and how i-design is influencing sustainable Highway Design. 




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    The full length interview, out on the 19th March, with Treeconomics looks at the big picture, what can be achieved, the Cambridge Project Case Study, and how i-design is influencing sustainable Highway Design. Here's founder Kenton Rogers' soundbite.

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    Keith Sacre has a MSc in Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, a BSc in Arboriculture, a BSc in Social Science and a post graduate diploma in management studies. He is currently a director at Barcham Trees, the largest container tree nursery in Europe.
     
    Keith has over 30 years of experience in the nursery industry and was the lead author of the UK British Standard Trees: From Nursery to Independence in the Landscape published in 2014. P...

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