Wednesday in the Woods - Evening Lectures - POSTPONED

We are sorry to confirm that this lecture series has been postponed until later in the year. More information will follow.

New to 2017, we are excited to introduce a selection of seasonal woodland lectures based at our brand new, state of the art educational centre at Nower Wood.

Between 7 and 9pm on three Wednesdays in June in the peaceful setting of the Nower Wood Educational Nature Reserve, we will be hosting a guest speaker who will enlighten us with their knowledge and experience.

Enjoy a welcome drink with fellow attendees between 7:00 and 7:30pm. From 7:30 until 8:30pm experience a fascinating talk by an expert in their field, allowing an additional half hour of discussion afterwards


Booking Details

Booking is essential, and you can join us for one lecture or all four.

SWT Members Non-Members
£8 per lecture £10 per lecture




To book your place, click here.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please get in touch:
Call us: 01372 379523


Lecture Details

Wednesday 7th June
Living Landscapes and Woods
by Sarah Jane Chimbwandira - Surrey Wildlife Trust

Sarah Jane is the Director of Biodiversity, Evidence & Policy at The Surrey Wildlife Trust. She will set the scene for this series of lectures outlining the Wildlife Trust's approach to managing reserves and conserving the habitats & species within the landscape. She will then explain how Surrey Wildlife Trust applies this approach to the woodland and greenspace in our county.


Wednesday 14th June
Tree Archaeology
by Ted Green MBE - The Ancient Tree Forum

Ted is a founding member of the Ancient Tree Forum (ATF). He will share is extensive knowledge about ancient trees and explain their importance in biodiversity as well as our cultural heritage. He will then elaborate on how tree archaeology helps us to understand ancient trees and woodland.


Wednesday 21st June
Research in Woodland - Achieving Results with Volunteers
by Helen Reed - City of London Corporation

Helen is an Ecologist with the City of London Corporation and a founding member of the Ancient Tree Forum(ATF) who works exclusively with volunteers. She will discuss 'citizen science' projects that effectively teach volunteers to undertake research and monitoring in woodland sites.