Tree Week 2019 & Tree Events

To highlight Tree Week CEF partnernered with Alliance Francise for the French Film Festival with a special screening of Le Temps de Foret and panel discussion, as well as distributing 100 trees kindly donated by Future Forests. 


Synopsis: Dedicated to the ‘foresters who resist’, François-Xavier Drouet’s insightful documentary looks at how France’s once diversified, complex forestry has been whittled down to only a few tree species as forestry undergoes an unprecedented phase of industrialization resultant of excessive consumer demand. The consequences of over forestry and the destruction of the forest soil by the heavy mechanization, monocultures, fertilizers and pesticides, the disappearance of transmission of knowledge, of forest management, all at hugely accelerated pace. 

Special event: Following the screening, a Panel discussion presented by Bernadette Conolly, in partnership with the Cork Environmental Forum and UCC + Charity after party at the Friary Bar from 8.30pm till late.  

Panel : Ted Cook, Heritage Specialist, Clare Heardman, National Parks & Wildlife Service , John O’Halloran, Deputy President and Registar UCC.

Friary Bar Party: So you’ve seen this great documentary, you possibly picked up one of the native trees after the screening of The Time of the Forests. For each drink bought, 50 cent will be donated to the Woodland League. It’s the perfect occasion to do a good deed while enjoying a drink or two.  

Ticket information: €10/€9 only for the screening and panel discussion. The Friary Bar party is a public open event. 

Call of the Forest with Andrew St. Ledger, Woodland League

Uilinn, Skibbereen 22nd March 2019

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