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Japan's Ambassador of Ireland, Mr Norio Maruyama at the UCC Arboretum recently. Left to right: Dr Barbara Doyle Prestwich, Dr Eoin Lettice, Mr Norio Maruyama, Prof. Kiri Paramore, Professor of Asian Studies, UCC. (Images: Max Bell, UCC)
18 Oct 2023

Japanese Ambassador visits UCC Arboretum

Japan's Ambassador to Ireland, Mr Norio Maruyama visited UCC recently to mark an agreement between Japan's National Diet Library and UCC. While at UCC, the Ambassador had the opportunity to enjoy the international-accredited UCC Arboretum.
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18 Sep 2023

The Cultural Significance of Trees Guided Tour

  Celebrate Culture Night 2023 with the Irish Tree Explorers Network (ITEN) team! Join us for a tour of the University College Cork Arboretum where we will explore the cultural significance of trees. When- 17:00- 18:00, 22nd of September 2023 Where- Meet at the University College Cork Western Road main entrance gate. Booking required   For more Culture Night events at UCC click here 
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06 Jun 2023

Bord Bia Bloom's favourite tree

This year's Bord Bia Bloom festival aimed to inspire its 100,000 + visitors to take positive actions towards a healthier, more environmentally conscious world. With this theme and the perfect sunny weather, the Irish Tree Explorers Network (ITEN) picked the ideal stage to kick-start their new project.  
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01 May 2023

Delivering Sustainable Urban Forests

On April 27th, 2023, an event at University College Cork (UCC) brought together experts, practitioners, policymakers, and stakeholders from diverse backgrounds to discuss a critical topic: "Delivering Sustainable Urban Forests." This one-day symposium, organised by the UCC Arboretum group, aimed to shed light on the essential role of urban trees in creating vibrant, healthy, and sustainable cities and towns. The discussions held during the symposium underscored the critical importance of urban forests in promoting biodiversity, addressing climate challenges, enhancing culture, supporting human health and well-being, and contributing to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.    
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