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BIFOR

Professor Rob MacKenzie head of the Birmingham Institute of Forest Research at Birmingham University talks to Tonia Clark, from Birmingham Tree People, about its pioneering research into climate change and woodlands. There’s also a short piece on the horse chestnut.

The horse chestnut has impressive flower spikes

Health benefits of trees

Tonia Clark, from Birmingham Tree People, interviews Eleanor Hoad, Forest School teacher, tree warden and community gardener, about the health benefits of trees and a short piece on the birch tree.

Birch trees are a pioneer species and are often found in heather moorlands

Street Trees and Oak

Ian McDermott, arboriculturialist and trainer talks to Tonia Clark from Birmingham Tree People about the role of street trees. There’s also a short piece on the oak tree.

Street trees often go unnoticed, but they are an important part of our city and town landscapes.