Friends of the Earth trees campaign are holding our first National Tree Summit on 1 December 2020. The free event will be available online via Zoom, from 9:30am to 17.15.
The event features a full day of talks and panel discussions with insights from leaders, experts, community groups and government. Hear from Forestry Minister Zac Goldsmith on DEFRA’s England Tree Strategy; the Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change Lord Deben on the importance of trees to meet the UK’s net zero target; Chief Executive of the Woodland Trust, Darren Moorcroft on the role of native woodland in meeting tree targets and cutting carbon and Rewilding Britain’s Rebecca Wrigley on natural regeneration, plus many more.
Two speakers will focus on the role of agroforestry and the opportunities it represents for farmers:
Helen Browning, Chief Executive, The Soil Association: Agroforestry – its capacity to deliver a win/win for farmers and the planet
Stephen Briggs, farmer and agroforester: The launch of the Defra ELM agroforestry tests and trials pilot
A full agenda and more information will be available on the Tree Summit webpage closer to the date of the event.
You can register for free tickets here.