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Moments with Trees

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Moments with Trees has launched...

In order to provide visitors with tree-related activities and events that you will enjoy, we've created a survey to find out a little bit more about your tree knowledge. We'd be really grateful if you could respond to this short survey, which also gives you the chance to sign up to our Moments with Trees newsletter.

To take the survey, please click here

Moments with Trees

Branching Out programme

A fantastic new programme as part of the Moments with Trees project for KS1 and Upper and Lower KS2 school groups. To download the pdf for more information, please click on the image below:

Branching out programme image

Events

We have a number of tree-related events coming up in the Park over summer. For more information, please see below. To book your place on these events, please visit the Events section of the website.

Moments with Trees Adopt a Tree
Tuesday 1 August
10.30am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Children can adopt a tree in the park. They will receive a certificate of adoption, take a leaf for pressing, create their own tree fact booklet, mark their tree with a special nametag and learn lots of interesting facts about their tree and its neighbours. Early booking recommended - spaces are limited. Please come dressed for the outdoors.
Suitable for: 7-11yrs
Easy access: Yes
Meeting point: Visitor Centre 
Cost: Free - this event has been funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund


Moments with Trees Scavenging Sticks and Leaf Pounding
Sunday 6 August
10.30am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Come on a woodland walk, find a special scavenging stick and decorate it with nature's delights, while learning about trees and their produce. Finishing off with some leaf pounding, which is great for large motor skills and learning about why leaves are green. Dress for the outdoors. 
Suitable for: 5yrs
Easy access: Yes
Meeting point: Visitor Centre 
Cost: Free - this event has been funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund


Moments with Trees Tree Tube
Thursday 10 August
10.30am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Do you see yourself as the next David Attenborough? Through exciting activities children will learn fascinating facts about the Park's native trees to present to camera if they wish (and with parental consent). The clips will be used to create Moments with Trees films that will appear on our YouTube channel. Early booking recommended - spaces are limited. Dress for the outdoors and the camera!
Suitable for: 7-11yrs
Easy access: Yes
Meeting point: Visitor Centre
Cost: Free - this event has been funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund

Moments with Trees Big Tree Hunt - Mass participation walk followed by campfire coffee (or tea) and elderflower cordial

To download the poster, please click on the image below:
Big tree hunt V2

Sunday 20 August
10.30am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 3.30pm To promote an interesting, enjoyable and easy-access route to Ferry Meadows from the city centre, the Moment with Trees Project Officer, Hannah Keeley, will be meeting those interested at city centre location (TBC) at 10am to follow a picturesque route meeting impressive trees along the way. Once you arrive at the park, you can receive elderflower cordial made from the berries of FM's elder trees and/or campfire coffee (or tea). Dress for the outdoors and comfortable shoes.
Suitable for: Any age willing to walk 3.6 miles (and then the return journey)
Easy access: Phone for details
Meeting point: : TBC via social media and MwT newsletter
Cost: Free - this event has been funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund