Us & Trees Films Selection

Each day, as much as I can, I will add an additional film about trees and hedgerows here. I trust you will enjoy this growing library. Please tap the 'subscribe' button above to receive a daily email of the 'Tree Film of the Day'

Trees in 4 Minutes - 

Years ago I went on a solo backpacking trip through Big Sur. It was during a time in the year when there were few other people to see or hear. When I got to camp, I was surrounded by the forest. It was just me and this vast surrounding living organism. All I heard was the wind blowing through the trees, the birds chirping in the distance, and the constant sound of the flowing river. I didn’t feel like I belonged. I felt like an outsider. I felt in a way like the forest was alive talking to itself, and I was there in its way. Since that trip I’ve always wondered if there was more to the forest, to the trees than I knew. 

Call of the Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees - 

A theatrical feature following visionary conservationist and author, Diana Beresford-Kroeger through beautiful forests. From the sacred sugi and cedar forests of Japan, the ancient Raheen Wood of Ireland, the walnut and redwood trees of America, to the great boreal forest of Canada, Beresford-Kroeger tells us the amazing stories behind the history and legacy of these ancient forests while also explaining the science of trees and the irreplaceable roles they play in protecting and feeding the planet.

There is a paywall to enter to watch this, rental or buy. Buy is best value as you will watch this film several times and share with friends

Treeline: A Story Written in Rings - 

Follow a group of skiers, snowboarders, scientists and healers through the birch forests of Japan, the red cedars of British Columbia, and the bristlecones of Nevada, as they explore an ancient story written in the tree rings. 

Cutting Hedge Technology , from 1942 - 

A Northamptonshire hedger is ably assisted by a smiling land girl eager to learn the rural craft of hedge making and maintenance in this gentle instructional film, made by the Realist Film Unit for the Ministry of Agriculture.

The Muskerry Oak, Our Consciousness , Our Nature - 

Our Consciousness , the Spirit of our Nature ..A fascinating talk, from the very passionate tree person, Ted Cook, about this ancient oak, the Irish People, and consciousness. The Irish people being an ancestral Forest People without a Forest.

The Tree Sisters Million Trees Campaign - 

What if womankind decided to usher in a new identity for humanity? What if we collectively chose to evolve into a restorer species - recognizing the privilege of caretaking our world back into balance? 

Alone, a woman is a force of nature. Together, with our hearts united around the world that sustains us, we can unleash a force of love that turns our world around.

Do trees communicate? - 

In this real-life model of forest resilience and regeneration, Professor Suzanne Simard shows that all trees in a forest ecosystem are interconnected, with the largest, oldest, "mother trees" serving as hubs. The underground exchange of nutrients increases the survival of younger trees linked into the network of old trees.


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