Magazine article American Forests

Trees at Sea

Magazine article American Forests

Trees at Sea

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Think trees at sea next spring, when AMERICAN FORESTS joins Cunard's flagship Queen Mary 2 for a flower and garden-themed trip across "the big pond." Sailing from New York City on Saturday, May 28, the seven-day, sixnight cruise to London, England, will feature morning seminars given by AMERICAN FORESTS executive director Deborah Gangloff and Jeff Meyer, project director of AMERICAN FORESTS' Historic Tree Nursery.

A contribution will be made to AMERICAN FORESTS for every cabin sold on the "Great Gardens, Palaces & Castles of Great Britain" tour. Gangloff and Meyer will offer planting tips and tell stories of tree hunting adventures, plantings around the world, encounters with celebrities, and efforts to help save the Siberian tiger.

The ship itself offers plenty to do with five swimming pools, eight restaurants, a planetarum, live entertainment, a spa, pub, casino, formal teas, and dutyfree shopping.

Once the ship docks in Southampton, England's fabled wooded settings will come to life. Participants will tornWindsor Castle and lunch at Henry VIII's hunting lodge and sightsee at Leeds Castle and Gardens, storied Canterbury, and Dover, with its ancient castle sitting atop the famous white cliffs. …

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