Emma Gilmartin

Emma Gilmartin


Emma Gilmartin is the Woodland Trust’s conservation adviser for trees. She specialises in the ecology and wildlife of veteran and ancient trees (our largest, oldest or featureful trees). Wood decay fungi in living beech trunks were the subject of her PhD research.

Veteran Trees & The Biodiversity Benefits They Bring to Your farm – Come & See in Practice How to Manage Them

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Trees support more sustainable and productive agricultural landscapes. In particular, ancient or veteran trees are most important for wildlife, and are historic and cultural landmarks. Join a practical walk-out session to discover what ancient and veteran trees are and why they’re so special. You will learn how to how to care for trees and the […]