Lakeside Arts
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Lakeside Arts
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Talk - Ancient Woodlands

Thursday 31 January, 1pm
Djanogly Theatre

Manuscripts & Special Collections
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Woodland history is an important tool in nature conservation. The leading forest ecologist and historian Dr George Peterken will discuss how historical maps and records were used to construct the Ancient Woodland Inventory, which identifies and records information about woods that are believed to have been in existence since at least 1600. He shows how history facilitates woodland management decisions and generates public interest and support for woods and forests.

Approx. 1 hour

Linked to the Sylva exhibition