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The Tree Lady, Sharon Durdant-Hollamby,Vice-President of the Institute of Chartered Foresters. talks all things trees, nature and well-being to fascinating people from all walks of life.

The Tree Lady, Sharon Durdant-Hollamby,Vice-President of the Institute of Chartered Foresters. talks all things trees, nature and well-being to fascinating people from all walks of life.

Location:

United Kingdom

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The Tree Lady, Sharon Durdant-Hollamby,Vice-President of the Institute of Chartered Foresters. talks all things trees, nature and well-being to fascinating people from all walks of life.

Language:

English

Contact:

01245210420


Episodes

And Another Thing! Julian Forbes-Laird

3/4/2021
Director and Principal Consultant of Forbes‐ Laird Arboricultural Consultancy Ltd (FLAC), a small but internationally reputed practice. He has over 30 years’ experience in arboriculture, working for a wide range of government, corporate and private clients. In Julian's words, here's what we're covering in this powerful episode:- Why the Ancient Woodland Inventory is a fake, and the hazard this creates for housing deliveryThe error of law in the Forestry Commission's Operations Note 52The...

Duration:00:52:25

And Another Thing! Julian Forbes-Laird

3/2/2021
Director and Principal Consultant of Forbes‐ Laird Arboricultural Consultancy Ltd (FLAC), a small but internationally reputed practice. He has over 30 years’ experience in arboriculture, working for a wide range of government, corporate and private clients.

Duration:00:02:06

Conkers Not Concrete - Saving the Horse Chestnut Tree at River Lawn

2/25/2021
This is the story of how a much loved Horse Chestnut tree was saved from felling thanks to the passion of the community (Keep River Lawn Green), the open mindedness of the developer (Assura), the application of science and arboricultural practice (Sharon Hosegood Associates) and the care of the Builder (Jenner). Local children got involved and made this a real celebration. Result? Where there's a will, there's a way. Listen to Johnathan Webb and Claire Rick from Assura, and Mark Hood, tree...

Duration:01:12:02

Conkers Not Concrete - Saving the Horse Chestnut Tree at River Lawn - Soundbite

2/23/2021
This is the story of how a much loved Horse Chestnut tree was saved from felling thanks to the passion of the community (Keep River Lawn Green), the open mindedness of the developer (Assura), the application of science and arboricultural practice (Sharon Hosegood Associates) and the care of the Builder (Jenner). Local children got involved and made this a real celebration. Result? Where there's a will, there's a way. Listen to Johnathan Webb and Claire Rick from Assura, and Mark Hood, tree...

Duration:00:02:35

Craig Sams, co-founder of Carbon Gold Ltd, and founder of Green & Blacks Organic Chocolate

2/18/2021
Craig was Hon. Treasurer of the Soil Association from 1990 to 2001 and was Chairman from 2001-2007. He then chaired Soil Association Certification Ltd from 2007-2009 and continue as a director. In partnership with his wife Josephine Fairley he founded Green & Black’s Organic Chocolate in 1991, an award-winning organic and fair trade confectionery brand whose Maya Gold chocolate was the first product to carry the Fairtrade Mark. He is co-founder and Executive Chairman of Carbon Gold Ltd, a...

Duration:00:52:13

Craig Sams, co-founder of Carbon Gold Ltd, and founder of Green & Blacks Organic Chocolate Soundbite

2/15/2021
Craig was Hon. Treasurer of the Soil Association from 1990 to 2001 and was Chairman from 2001-2007. He then chaired Soil Association Certification Ltd from 2007-2009 and continue as a director. In partnership with his wife Josephine Fairley he founded Green & Black’s Organic Chocolate in 1991, an award-winning organic and fair trade confectionery brand whose Maya Gold chocolate was the first product to carry the Fairtrade Mark. He is co-founder and Executive Chairman of Carbon Gold Ltd, a...

Duration:00:00:34

Armillaria, The Rap, Extract

2/12/2021
By popular demand here is the audio file of the extract of 'Armillaria' as rapped by Kent Honl in the latest episode of Tree Lady Talks. E-mail noel@treeladytalks.co.uk if you'd like us to record the whole lyric!

Duration:00:01:39

Kent Honl, Arborologist at Rainbow Treecare Minnesota USA

2/11/2021
Kent Honl has worked for Rainbow Company of Minnetonka, Minnesota since 1994, serving as a Technical Arborist, Consulting Arborist, and currently as Arborologist. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from St Olaf College and studied Ecological Horticulture at the University of California at Santa Cruz. Kent has been an ISA Board Certified Master Arborist since 2007, and acquired his ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification in 2016. Kent also serves as Adjunct Faculty in Arboriculture for Hennepin...

Duration:00:36:36

Kent Honl, Arborologist at Rainbow Treecare Minnesota USA

2/9/2021
Kent Honl has worked for Rainbow Company of Minnetonka, Minnesota since 1994, serving as a Technical Arborist, Consulting Arborist, and currently as Arborologist. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from St Olaf College and studied Ecological Horticulture at the University of California at Santa Cruz. Kent has been an ISA Board Certified Master Arborist since 2007, and acquired his ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification in 2016. Kent also serves as Adjunct Faculty in Arboriculture for Hennepin...

Duration:00:00:42

Amelia Williams Arboricultural Consultant and Bonsai Expert!

2/4/2021
Amelia Williams, MICFor, CEnv, MArborA, Dip Arb L6 (ABC) Cert Ed.F.E, Dip Arb L4 (ABC) BSc (Hons) is the Principal Arboricultural Consultant and Company Director of The Arboricultural Company which she founded in February 2020. She has over 20 years experience in Arboriculture and has previously run her own tree consultancy company earlier in her career and has gained a wide range of knowledge and experience in all her previous roles. She is also an assessor for the Institute of Chartered...

Duration:00:49:20

Amelia Williams Soundbite

1/31/2021
Amelia Williams, MICFor, CEnv, MArborA, Dip Arb L6 (ABC) Cert Ed.F.E, Dip Arb L4 (ABC) BSc (Hons) is the Principal Arboricultural Consultant and Company Director of The Arboricultural Company which she founded in February 2020. She has over 20 years experience in Arboriculture and has previously run her own tree consultancy company earlier in her career and has gained a wide range of knowledge and experience in all her previous roles. She is also an assessor for the Institute of Chartered...

Duration:00:01:33

TPBE 4 Professor Ian Bateman

1/28/2021
Ian is a Professor of Environmental Economics and Director of the Land, Environment, Economics and Policy Institute (LEEP) at the University of Exeter Business School. Ian has a wide array of research interests revolving around the issue of ensuring sustainable wellbeing through the integration of natural and social science knowledge within decision making and policy. Particular interests lie in the fields of quantitative analysis, integrated modelling and the valuation of non-market...

Duration:00:44:11

TPBE4 Professor Ian Bateman Soundbite

1/28/2021
Ian is a Professor of Environmental Economics and Director of the Land, Environment, Economics and Policy Institute (LEEP) at the University of Exeter Business School. Ian has a wide array of research interests revolving around the issue of ensuring sustainable wellbeing through the integration of natural and social science knowledge within decision making and policy. Particular interests lie in the fields of quantitative analysis, integrated modelling and the valuation of non-market...

Duration:00:00:47

Tony Kirkham Head of the Arboretum, Gardens and Horticultural Services Kew Gardens, London.

1/21/2021
Following an apprenticeship in the forestry industry and 2 years as an arborist, in 1978 Tony started at The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew on the 3-year Diploma course, graduating in 1981 with honours. He is now the Head of the Arboretum, Gardens and Horticultural Services, responsible for the management and curation of over 14,000 trees in the collections and curates and manages the hardy shrub and herbaceous collections as well. Please click here for Tony's full biography.

Duration:00:50:57

Tony Kirkham soundbite

1/19/2021
Soundbite from this weeks Friday episode of Tree Lady Talks is from Tony Kirkham, Head of the Arboretum at Kew.

Duration:00:00:56

TPBE4 Professor Paul Chatterton

1/18/2021
Paul Chatterton is a writer, researcher and campaigner. He is Professor of Urban Futures in the School of Geography at the University of Leeds and is currently Director of the University's Sustainable Cities Group which launched the ground breaking MSc Sustainable Cities. Paul is also co-founder and resident of the award winning low impact housing co-operative Lilac and helped set up local civic groups Leeds Commuity Homes and Kirkstall Valley Development Trust. His recent books include Low...

Duration:00:17:42

TPBE4 Professor Paul Chatterton, Soundbite

1/18/2021
Paul Chatterton is a writer, researcher and campaigner. He is Professor of Urban Futures in the School of Geography at the University of Leeds and is currently Director of the University's Sustainable Cities Group which launched the ground breaking MSc Sustainable Cities. Paul is also co-founder and resident of the award winning low impact housing co-operative Lilac and helped set up local civic groups Leeds Commuity Homes and Kirkstall Valley Development Trust. His recent books include Low...

Duration:00:01:03

TPBE4 Dinah Bornat

1/14/2021
Dinah Bornat Session Chair Director ZCD Architects Dinah is an expert on child friendly cities and has researched and published extensively on the subject. She is a Mayor's Design Advocate for the Mayor of London, a design review panel member for Harrow and Hounslow Councils, a Wise Friend for Urban Design London and a member of the Hackney Regeneration Design Advice Group. As well as the GLA she has worked closely with local authorities across the capital, including Hackney, Tower...

Duration:00:38:39

TPBE4 Ed McCann

1/11/2021
Ed is a civil engineer and graduate of Imperial College. He has a Masters Degree in Hydraulic Engineering from the Universidad National Autonoma de Mexico. He is a Vice President of the Institution of Civil Engineers which is now 200 years old and has a global membership of 92,000 professionals. Ed is a Senior Director of Expedition Engineering and was instrumental in the growth of Expedition from a “back-bedroom start-up” to Building Magazine’s Engineering Consultant of the Year in...

Duration:00:21:01

TPBE Dinah Bornat Soundbite

1/11/2021
Dinah is an expert on child friendly cities and has researched and published extensively on the subject. She is a Mayor's Design Advocate for the Mayor of London, a design review panel member for Harrow and Hounslow Councils, a Wise Friend for Urban Design London and a member of the Hackney Regeneration Design Advice Group. As well as the GLA she has worked closely with local authorities across the capital, including Hackney, Tower Hamlets, LLDC and Islington. At present the practice is...

Duration:00:01:23