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Haringey Tree Wardens - Tree Walk - St Anns (Street Trees)

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Haringey Tree Wardens - Tree Walk - St Anns (Street Trees)

Time: February 9, 2013 from 10am to 11am
Location: Chestnut Cafe, Chestnuts Park
Street: Saint Anns Road
City/Town: London N15
Website or Map: https://www.facebook.com/tree…
Event Tag: tree, walk, green, parks, street, local, haringey, wardens, st, anns
Posted By: Chris Setz
Latest Activity: Feb 9, 2013

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Event Description

We hold tree-related events every two months in different parts of Harringey.

This is a free opportunity to discover more about local street trees. We walk along a suitable street, exchanging knowledge. Some of us do maintenance if needed. Most come to look and learn.

For the February Walk, we've chosen the street trees in the St Anns area. Please meet us at 10am outside the Chestnuts Cafe at the edge of Chestnuts Park - 300 Saint Ann's Road
South Tottenham, London N15 5RP map here: http://goo.gl/maps/DIbfl

Complete beginners are welcome - several of us know very little, some of us know quite a bit and we're all keen to learn.

If you have any books or guides that might help give us a key to tree identification, please bring what you can easily carry.

Photographers are welcome - we always looking to add to our list of identified trees and hope you'll contribute a few of the pictures you take if you wish.

The Tree Walk is intended to last around an hour (can stretch to nearly two hours if people are happy). If it rains too much we will head for the nearest cafe and use leaves and small branches (and what we can see out of the window) to focus on what is around us.

Please note that you don't have to be a tree warden to join in - many people simply turn up every so often to look and learn and sometimes to contribute.

Please 'like' our facebook page - we aim to hold walks all over the borough, one every two months.

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3dabemynv2wyk Comment by 3dabemynv2wyk on February 5, 2013 at 16:15

Will the walk be on sealed pavements? Wondering if I could come along with a buggy/ stroller... 

Comment by Chris Setz on February 5, 2013 at 16:24

Hi Claire! Anyone with a buggy is particularly welcome.

The walk is aimed squarely at people who show an interest in the trees growing on our local streets - we pause by several of the ones we come across and are conscious of there being a group, so even people who, like me, aren't speedy, have not gotten left behind on previous walks.

It's a walk along some streets near Chestnuts Park, so, assuming those have sealed pavements (most do) I'd say there should be no problems at all. If you do come along and there are any difficult areas for people, we'll avoid them.

Hope to see you on Saturday.


Comment by pamish on February 9, 2013 at 14:29

Hi, sorry I missed this, I was at the dentists. Would you like to do a report for the new local blog - SoTo  (=South Tottenham).  http://gosoto.wordpress.com/    contact me via the site to get posting approval, or send stuff to me (with pics?) and I can post it.   Pam.

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