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Street Trees – Fascinating stories linked to our urban ecology

Bob Gilbert is both an environmentalist and an author. He wrote the acclaimed book Ghost Trees – Nature and People in a London Parish and also was the presenter on R4 The Passion in Plants, he is described in the Guardian an an ‘urban botanical sleuth’. In this talk he will be introducing the stories which surround some of our common street trees; for example the association between the lime and love, how the horse chestnut won the First World War, the uncheckable spread of the Tree Of Heaven, and also why the Musk plant suddenly lost its fragrance.

Tickets: Donation only please

The SLBI is a registered charity for botanical education. It supports people of all ages and backgrounds in learning about plants. By making a donation with your booking you will help to sustain our work with school children, families and the wider community. As a small charity, any amount you can give, large or small, will be warmly appreciated and make an enormous difference. Thankyou.

We will email you the link and password on the morning of the talk

Bob is both an environmentalist and an author. He wrote the acclaimed book Ghost Trees – Nature and People in a London Parish and also was the presenter on R4 The Passion in Plants, he is described in the Guardian an an ‘urban botanical sleuth’. In this talk he will be introducing the stories which surround some of our common street trees; for example the association between the lime and love, how the horse chestnut won the First World War, the uncheckable spread of the Tree Of Heaven, and also why the Musk plant suddenly lost its fragrance.

Tickets: Donation only please

The SLBI is a registered charity for botanical education. It supports people of all ages and backgrounds in learning about plants. By making a donation with your booking you will help to sustain our work with school children, families and the wider community. As a small charity, any amount you can give, large or small, will be warmly appreciated and make an enormous difference. Thankyou.

We will email you the link and password on the morning of the talk

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Tales from the Trees

Details

Date:
10th September
Time:
19:00 - 20:00
Cost:
Donation
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/tales-from-the-trees-tickets-117392204243

How to Book

SLBI
Website:
http://www.slbi.org.uk