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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


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A new course looking at a range of Britain's native trees. You will explore aspects of the species in legend and history, including uses for the timber as well as an investigation of their natural history and the impact of Dutch elm disease. There will be a field visit and a session on elms, limes and maple in literature.

Please note: Participants are asked to bring suitable outdoor clothing and footwear for the field excursion on the Saturday and for the Sunday walk at Madingley. Please note that the walks will not be long or strenuous.


Course dates

02 Sep 2016 to 04 Sep 2016

Course duration

1 weekend(s)

Course fee


Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


Institute of Continuing Education
University of Cambridge
CB23 8AQ

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