21 September 2019
11.00am-2.00pm (meet from 10.45am)
Lovell Quinta Arboretum, Congleton, CW12 2LF
From £5.00 per person RGS-IBG members free
His aim was to grow representatives of all the genera described in W J Bean’s Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles. The 11 hectare arboretum, set in the Cheshire countryside within sight of the Jodrell Bank telescope, has a collection of tree species from around the world including National Collections of pine (Pinus) and ash (Fraxinus) and Champion Trees. This field visit, with the Curator, will comprise a guided tour of the arboretum describing the history of the collection and its significance to biogeography and biodiversity conservation. The visit will be followed by an optional lunch.
Joint event with Lovell Quinta Arboretum.
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