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The White Rose Forest (WRF) Community Forest has set out an Action Plan for tree planting and woodland creation across West and North Yorkshire between 2021 – 2025. The UBoC team at the University of Leeds was commissioned by the White Rose Forest to assess how much carbon could potentially be removed from the atmosphere…
The aim of LEAF Knowledge Exchange is to connect those researching trees and forests, across departments, and to learn from each other with an informal discussion session. These are fortnightly sessions, taking place online via MS Teams on Wednesdays from 1-2pm. We will invite attendees to take it in turns to present their research, have…
As part of the ‘Ask the Researchers: Achieving Net-Zero’ series, Dr Cat Scott will be talking to us about the contribution of trees and forests in local and national plans can make to achieving net-zero. Tree planting and landscape restoration has become a common response in society to contributing to the mitigation of climate change,…
The Bauman Institute at the University of Leeds are hosting an event, ‘Guardians of the Forest: Where do Trees Stand Now?’, to explore the legal, political and justice issues around trees. The session will discuss forest governance, eco-political debates, forest culture and tree knowledge. The event marks the launch of the Guardians of the Forests global…
Ever wondered what benefits trees provide to the city? Seen the recent University of Leeds Campus I-Tree report and want to know more? Join researchers Dr Cat Scott, Hazel Mooney and Anna Gugan for the first LEAF lecture of 2020. The team will be presenting the findings of their recent report, celebrating the benefits that trees…
This webinar is part of the Great Debate series at the virtual European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2020. Several recent reports produced by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) discuss the role of forests in the climate system. The IPCC Special Report on 1.5 degrees speaks of the potential of forests to take up…
The Future Prospects of Public Parks Dr Anna Barker will discuss research undertaken on the future prospects of public parks, exploring what tomorrow’s green spaces might look like and whether charitable giving could help to support the funding of parks in the context of local authority budget cuts. For more information please contact H.Mooney@leeds.ac.uk *This…