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Saving Forests and Our Future - talk, Tisbury, 8th Nov

Thanks to Laura for passing this on to Planet Shaftesbury.

Saving Forests and Our Future,

A talk by Professor Sir Ghillean Prance, Former Director, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Friday 8 November

Talk 6.30pm.  Bar from 5.45pm

Nadder Centre, Tisbury, Wiltshire SP3 6HJ

Professor Sir Ghillean Prance will give an insight into the magic of the Amazon rainforest and with climate change and, more recently, forest fires hot on the agenda, will highlight why forests across the globe are so important and how we can all play a positive role in securing their future. 

Sir Ghillean was formerly Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew and Scientific Director of the Eden Project.  His distinguished career as a botanist and sustainability champion included extensive fieldwork in the Amazon rainforest learning from Amazonian tribes. 

Tickets £10 from Eventbrite or Tisbury Post Office.

Raffle on the night.  Proceeds in aid of Rainforest Concern’s work in Latin America.

Organised by Positive Nature, a new not-for-profit organisation based in Teffont. Positive Nature celebrates the wonder of the natural world, highlights its importance and encourages sustainable living and well-being.  For further information contact or visit

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