Full Name: Cheryl Duerden
Where do you currently live? North Devon
Field of expertise (arboriculture, forestry, carver etc):
Forestry, trees and woodlands surveying, arboriculture, ancient and veteran tree surveying
How Long have you worked in this industry?
Since 2019 when I started specialising in trees
Favorite climbing system?
What is your favorite tree?
Quercus robur (English Oak)
Highest tree you have climbed?
A beech (not that high as I’m still learning)
Have you had any close calls? If yes, what happened?
Hardly any I can think of as I try to be as safe as possible! There have been branches springing back when snedding and de-limbing, that sort of stuff (for now!)
What is your hidden talent?
Writing and Photography (My journey with trees on inalandofgiants.blog).
When you’re not climbing trees what are your other interest/hobbies.?
Archery, Swimming, Going on walks.