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Industry Events

Forestry Commission Events in West Midlands Region

There are no Forestry Commission Industry events at present.

Other Industry Events in the West Midlands Region

Working Woods for Wildlife - An Introduction to the Woodland Enterprise Grant (WEG)
17th August 2010—Llyncyls Common, Oswestry
24th August 2010—Clunton Coppice, Clunton
This one day event will look at the positive impact on wildlife through sustainable woodland management.

For more information or to book your place please contact the Heartwoods office on 01952 435860 or alternatively email

APF 2010
23 – 25 September
The UK's largest forestry, woodland and arboricultural exhibtion
Cannock Chase, Staffordshire

Other Organisations

The Confederation of Forest Industries (UK) Ltd (ConFor)
CONFOR has been established to help build the market for timber, timber products and forest services, create a supportive policy environment for the forest industries and to help our members become more competitive and successful. Their website has a useful directory for industry events.

Royal Forestry Society (RFS)
The RFS are dedicated to the wise management of trees and woodlands, and to increasing people's understanding of forestry. The RFS organises outdoor meetings from April to October to do with trees, wood use and the environment. The outdoor meetings are popular with RFS members and provide a learning experience firsthand, a social occasion and a wonderful networking day. To go along as a guest, contact the local RFS Secretary.

Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF)
The ICF are the Royal Chartered body for forestry and arboricultural professionals in the UK. They provide services to members including support and promotion of the work of foresters and arboriculturalists; information and guidance to the public and industry; and training and educational advice to students and professionals looking to build upon their experience. They also regulate the standards of entry to the profession and offer examinations for professional qualifications. The ICF have an ongoing Diary of Events.

Woodland Trust
The Woodland Trust is the UK's leading woodland conservation charity dedicated solely to the protection of our native woodland heritage. The Woodland Trust has been conserving woodland for more than 30 years and is now recognised as the leading voluntary-sector organisation devoted to the conservation of the UK’s woodland. The Woodland Trust runs a number of events each year for the public to get involved in tree and woodland issues.

The Tree Council
Every year The Tree Council mounts its national Community Action Programme with initiatives aimed at involving as many as possible in planting, caring for and enjoying trees and woods.

Other Links
Tree News is produced on behalf of The Tree Council by The Forest Of Dennis Ltd and has a very useful ‘Links’ page to a variety of websites with interests in trees woodlands and forestry, many of whom run training courses and events.