Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Canopy Cover Challenge Network (Workshop II)

October 16, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Tapping into the economic and environmental benefits of trees

Aim of the day:

In the second of our Tevi Challenge Networks on the topic of increasing tree cover in Cornwall we’ll be exploring the local business opportunities presented by the Forest for Cornwall: a flagship programme to increase local canopy cover by 2% in the next 10 years, agreed recently by Cornwall Council in the Climate Action Plan.

Who is this event for:

Landowners, landscapers, arborists, environmental consultants, gardeners, nursery owners, and sustainable product innovators.

Plan for the day:

10.30 – Registration and networking

11.00 – Summary of workshop I and aims of this challenge network

11.15 – The Forest for Cornwall plan and the role for SMEs

11.45 – Environmental Growth Investments case study

12.15 – Lunch and networking

13.45 – Growing a supply of local tree stock (Group discussion)

14.30 – Developing a supply of sustainable tree planting sundries and skills (Group discussion)

15.15 – Tevi grant support

15.45 – Close


The Poly (The Library Room)
24 Church Street, Falmouth, TR11 3EG
Falmouth, TR11 3EG GB
+ Google Map