Annual Study Tour

All RSFS events must be pre-booked due to COVID-19 restrictions. Any person not booked will not be permitted access.
Calendar
NE
Date
12 09 2021 10:00 - 15 09 2021
Location
Edinburgh
Author
Super User

Description

Annual Study Tour hosted by NE Region and based in Tomintoul. Main sponsor: James Jones & Sons Limited.

Sun 12

  • Meet up, introduction and drinks reception.

Mon 13

  • Morning: visit Glenlivet (Crown Estate) – commercial forestry restructuring and how it fits with whole estate management
  • Afternoon: visit Inchrory Estate (traditional highland estate). Look at role of woodlands in management of estate / river management options to improve salmon fishing.
  • Evening: optional whisky tasting in Tomintoul followed by RSFS Annual Dinner in the Clockhouse Restaurant– guest speaker: David Leslie (Director of James Jones & Sons Limited)

Tues 14

  • Morning: visit award winning MacAllan distillery, then go to Gordon Castle to discuss managing fruit trees in the walled garden.
  • Afternoon: visit tree nursery at Christie’s of Fochabers
  • Evening: some traditional entertainment before a meal in the Richmond Arms.

Wed 15

  • Seafield Estates – look at commercial management of woodland in a low rainfall area on low coastal ground around the Spey.

Location information

Edinburgh

Street
Walker Street 2
City
EH3 7LP Edinburgh
County
Midlothian
Country
United Kingdom
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