The Royal Scottish Forestry Society

...for those who love the forests, woodlands and trees of Scotland

Forest Research, Northern Research Station

20 02 2020 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Forest Research, Northern Research Station
Administrator General


Please RSVP to Director RSFS if attending

Further details -

1300-1310 Introduction to the afternoon

1310-1340 Tree health

Update on tree health, pests and diseases and the relevance of personal biosecurity measures –  Steven Hendry

 1340-1430 Soils and ground preparation

Introduction to soils for beginners as a precursor to our (RSFS) soils day later in the summer

New guidance on ground prep on different soil types.– Verity Brosnan

 1430-1500 Forest Ecosystems Services

Mechanisms to Deliver Tree and Forest Ecosystem Services. Forest Research has explored mechanisms for delivering tree and forest ecosystem services and examined land managers’ perspectives in relation to mechanisms– Louise Sing and Mike Dunn

 1500-1530 Coffee/tea with staff

 1530-1600 Future funding of UK Forestry Research

UK forestry research across all organisations and how this should be funded –Chris Quine (Chief Scientist FR)

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