The Power of Trees

David Holmgren has been awarded Il Monito del Giardino (The Warning from the Garden) by the Fondazione Parchi Monumentali Bardini e Peyron (Bardini and Peyron Monumental Parks Foundation) of Florence, Italy.

This honour is bestowed upon those who have distinguished themselves at an international level in the safeguard of the earth’s environmental balance and the creation of a culture of ecological consciousness.

The theme of the presentations this year was The Power of Trees and David’s can be seen below. Our congratulations are extended to the other recipients, especially Jane Goodall, whose presentations can be seen on here.


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