THE DENDROLOGIST'S DIARY

Please phone the contact name to check details of events.
Where there is no fee, please remember an offer of a donation is always welcomed.

Saturday 10th September (Severn Trees Trust) A visit to see the trees at Hawkestone Park, North Shropshire.
This will guided by two Severn Tree Trust members. Subject to having group rate, the charge will be 6. Contact John Tuer 01952 727642.

Saturday 24th September (Bettina's tree walks) Victoria Park Finchley London N3 2NE
Meeting at the entrance on Ballards Lane (A598), opposite Gruneisen Road on Saturday 24th September at 2pm. Nearest tube stations: West Finchley or Finchley Central, Buses: 82, 125, 460.

Thursday 13th October(Oxford Tree Club) Hailey Trees OX29 9UB
A return visit to member Michael Drew's tree collection and the Hailey Community Woodland nearby. Meet at Middle Farm (centre of village on Charlbury/Witney Road B4022) 2p.m. Please park on road NOT farmyard. Contact Bruce 01865 331289 or Ian 01865 245864.

Saturday 8th October (Severn Trees Trust) A visit to view the trees of Nesscliffe Woods (a variety of, mainly, conifers).
This will be a guided walk through the woods. Contact John Tuer 01952 727642.

Saturday 8th October (Bucks Tree Club) 2.00 p.m. Wadham College visit lead by Head Gardener Andrew Little.
Meet in Kings Arm pub nearby. 3 per person Contact email buckstreeclub@gmail.com.

Thursday 3rd November(Oxford Tree Club) St Hugh's College, Oxford OX2 6LE.
A tour with the grounds manager, looking at some of the more unusual trees in this north Oxford College. Meet 2 p.m. at the lodge in St Margaret's road. Contact Bruce 01865 331289 or Ian 01865 245864.

Tuesday 8th November (Severn Trees Trust) Talk by Dr. Graham Piearce (retired former Plant Pathologist in Zimbabwe) on "The Rose Family of Trees". 7.30 p.m.
Shropshire Wildlife Trust meeting room, Shrewsbury. Graham is a member of the Severn Tree Trust. 7.30 p.m. Shropshire Wildlife Trust meeting room, Shrewsbury. Contact John Tuer 01952 727642.

Monday 12th December(Oxford Tree Club) "Take three trees' A talk by artist, teacher and storyteller, Ann Loscombe, followed by our Christmas drinks and nibbles.
Meeting held at 7.30 p.m. in "the Coach House", Quarry Road, Headington, Oxford. OX3 5NU Contact Bruce 01865 331289 or Ian 01865 245864.

Tuesday 20th December (Severn Trees Trust) Talk by Dr. Jane Gronow on "Community Forestry in Nepal and Bhutan"
Jane is a member of the Severn Tree Trust and has been working for many years in the subject of her talk. 7.30 p.m. Shropshire Wildlife Trust meeting room, Shrewsbury. Contact John Tuer 01952 727642.

Friday 20th January (Oxford Tree Club) "Lessons learned from Ash Dieback" about coping with epidemic tree disease. Dr. Nick Brown of Plant Sciences Dept., and Linacre College, Oxford
will discuss the latest information on this worrying topic affecting our ash tree populations. Meeting held at 7.30 p.m. in "the Coach House", Quarry Road, Headington, Oxford. OX3 5NU. Contact Bruce 01865 331289 or Ian 01865 245864.

Friday 24th February(Oxford Tree Club) "The Appeal of Landscape". Professor of History of Art at Oxford Brookes University, Christiana Payne
will talk about her current research on the role of trees in the British landscape painting c. 1760 - 1870. Preceded by our AGM. Meeting held at 7.30 p.m. in "the Coach House", Quarry Road, Headington, Oxford. OX3 5NU Contact Bruce 01865 331289 or Ian 01865 245864.

If you know of lectures and talks of interest to tree enthusiasts please send brief details in the format such as shown above to tree.forum@yahoo.co.uk and also if you would like advice on starting a tree club


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