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Valuing and Managing Veteran Trees

March 10th @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

This one-day introductory course is aimed at those who are responsible for managing areas with veteran trees, anyone who owns veteran trees or has a keen interest.

Learning outcomes
This course will focus on providing participants with sufficient information and experience to:

  • Give a description of a veteran tree that is of importance for biological and heritage value
  • Explain why trees can live so long
  • Describe how and where roots grow and why they are important
  • Undertake a simple survey of a veteran tree in the field
  • Assess when management is likely to be appropriate for old trees or their surroundings

A certificate of attendance is provided upon completion of the course.

Who should attend?
Those responsible for managing areas with veteran trees. The course does not require any prior knowledge and therefore is suitable for a wide audience including arborists, foresters, land managers, ecologists, countryside officers, landscape professionals, built heritage professionals, students and amateurs with a keen interest.

Tea and biscuits provided, bring packed lunch (or there’s a café on site).

This event is organised and hosted by the National Trust.

Free for National Trust Staff and CMA Members

Non CMA Members £40, plus booking fee.

Booking via Eventbrite.


March 10th
9:30 am - 4:30 pm


Blickling Estate
The Old School
Blickling, Norfolk NR11 6NF United Kingdom
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