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Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum

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Purpose and Activities

The purpose of the organization is the charity's objects ("the objects") Are to support the national arboretum at westonbirt (in this document called the arboretum) In promoting public understanding of the crucial role of trees to the environment and society. The charity particularly recognises both the importance of the arboretum's research and education in all fields relating to trees, and the arboretum's role in maintaining, and providing public access to, the historically important collection of trees at westonbirt. It will support, in particular: (a) The provision of funds to enhance the visitor experience at the arboretum and encourage the public understanding of trees and their importance to both the environment and economy of britain and beyond; (b) The conservation, maintenance and development of the unique tree collection and historic landscape for future generations; (c) The recruitment, training and management of volunteers to support the management of the arboretum for the public; (d) The sponsoring of such events and exhibitions at or in connection with the arboretum as are intended to encourage access to and knowledge of the arboretum by the general public; (e) The funding of education and learning within the arboretum; (f) The purchase or acceptance of any material connected with the study of trees on behalf of the arboretum and the financing of the publication of material connected to that; (g) The provision of funds for students to work at the westonbirt arboretum and also to enable appropriate persons to travel for the study and collection of material for inclusion in the collections at the arboretum; (h) The provision of funds for such other charitable purposes as will further the work and purposes connected with the arboretum.


Established in 1829


Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum

Public charity


Westonbirt, Tetbury Tetbury, United Kingdom GL8 8QS

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