Blog & Tree Lady Talks Podcast

The Carbonator – Andrew Baker -Soundbite

After 5 years as a Forest Manager and another year as Carbon Project Manager with Tilhill, Andy recently joined the Woodland Carbon Code (WCC) team as their Woodland Carbon Markets Advisor. During his time at Tilhill he represented the ICF on the WCC Advisory Board, after achieving his professional membership in 2019. Working with landowners, investors and project developers, Andy now works to improve the wider understanding of the WCC, and to promote the myriad of benefits that it can afford. 

Peter Wohlleben – The Heartbeat Of Trees

Peter Wohlleben is a German forester and author who writes on ecological themes in popular language. He is the author of the New York Times Bestseller The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate, published by Greystone Publishing which was translated from German into English in 2016. His new book, The Heartbeat of Trees, is out in June and this episode is designed to coincide with that. He recently featured in The Guardian and The Times in relation to publicity for the book.

The press release can be viewed here.

The Heartbeat Of Trees – Peter Wohlleben

Peter Wohlleben is a German forester and author who writes on ecological themes in popular language. He is the author of the New York Times Bestseller The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate, published by Greystone Publishing which was translated from German into English in 2016. His new book, The Heartbeat of Trees, is out in June and this episode is designed to coincide with that. He recently featured in The Guardian and The Times in relation to publicity for the book. 

In this soundbite, Peter talks to Sharon about whether the human 'super-powers' need to be sharpened in this era of climate change and bio-diverstity loss. 

The press release can be viewed here.

Sheffield – And Now The Good News!

Before, during and after views of the situation that faced, and still is facing the people and the council of Sheffield, after the felling of five and a half thousand trees from 2017. 
Featuring:-

  • Christine King – STAG – on the Street Tree Partnership – website features the timeline of events that took place.
  • Darren Butt – Sheffield Street Tree Strategist – Treeconomics website for data
  • Catharine Nuttgens – Community Forest Manager, Sheffield City Council
  • Sarah Shorley – Urban Projects officer at the Woodland Trust – Sheffield Street Tree Partnership
  • Anna from Kids Plant Trees and her children – they have worked on a variety of tree planting projects in the city.

View on Sheffield – Sarah Shorley – The Woodland Trust – Soundbite

Sarah Shorley is the Urban Projects Officer for the Woodland Trust, and in this soundbite she delivers her dream scenario for Sheffield in the wake of the tree removals which is discussed in the full episode out this friday May 28th.

Inspired by community activism for trees in her home city of Sheffield, Sarah joined the Woodland Trust in 2018 to lead the Tree Charter community mobilisation programme.    Sarah’s passion for mobilising people, working in partnership and driving policy change, led her to join the Trust's urban team in January 2020 where her remit involves working to bring together multiple stakeholders from within local communities and council departments to secure the protection, creation and establishment of urban woods and trees.