Catherine Nuttgens is the Urban Programme Lead for the Woodland Trust. She has a project management background connecting people to nature and landscape; as well as working in arboriculture in the urban environment. Her work has had themes such as tree equity, landscape heritage, ancient woodland, heritage crafts, outdoor play and forest schools. She was also tree officer for Sheffield City Council for a number of years which covered all aspects of tree risk management and trees in relation to planning.
Sharon Durdant-Hollamby, the Tree Lady, introduces the podcast which, since its beginnings in July 2020, has reached over 50 countries, and is now in its 4th season. Subscribe here to make sure you don't miss any episodes – available wherever you get your podcasts!
Ben is Co-Founder of Forestree, the new generation of Tree Management purpose built for Local Government. Here he talks to Sharon about all things arb in Australia. Click here for the link to his talk at TreeNet whilst he worked for the City of Burnside – all about innovation in urban forestry. Treenet is a National non-for-profit organisation here in Australia that does wonderful work promoting the benefits of trees and brings researchers together with practitioners.
We also interview Christmas tree grower Andrew Ingram, at The Tree Barn, Christmas Common, in the Chilterns. The Tree Barn – Christmas Trees, Collection or Delivery, Oxfordshire
Richard Claxton trained at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospitals Medical School, qualifying in 1996. Initially he worked in South East London, specialising in paediatrics. He then completed his general practice training in the Tunbridge Wells area. Children’s health services still remain a special interest as well as family medicine. Dr Claxton is a medical officer at Tonbridge School. He is a GP trainer, and sits on the Kent Local Medical Committee. In this episode, he talks to Sharon about Gardening for Health amongst other things.