Royal Parks UFMP Presentation

The royal parks, presentation of UFMP, room full of attendees

Birmingham lost its long serving parks director – Darren Share – last Christmas, when he made the career move to take over as the Director of The Royal Parks. This was probably the only move that was a promotion from the multi-award-winning Brum Parks. Darren is involved in producing a comprehensive tree strategy, that binds all the various Royal Parks Strategies together, so where better to look than BTP, with our exemplar Urban Forest Masterplan.

Consequently, BTP got an invitation to present the UFMP as a case study to the Royal Parks Trustees and managers for them to consider, and Mac was asked to attend the Old Police House (RP have their own Police Force) in Hyde Park to make the presentation. He was joined by Tony Kirkham, as the only other external guest to present to a packed room, on a day dedicated to strategic tree management.

Our presentation took the attendees on the journey from 2016 to the present day, highlighting the 18 months of intense work to produce the UK’s first masterplan. It was very well received by the board, and we hope we have been beneficial in managing the King’s trees.