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Forestry Commission Wales National Office
Coming from a background in Photography and Film, Finlay studied Forestry and Conservation at Inverness, and joined Forest Research after graduating in 2003. From 2004 to 2010 Finlay worked with the Technical Development Group, evaluating operational methods and systems and developing best practice guidance, and now works with the Centre for Forestry and Climate Change on the monitoring and management of insect pest threats.
- Investigating potential costs and operational implications of delayed planting (fallow) strategies.
- Identifying cost effective cultivation techniques consistent with soil sustainability
- Development of best practice guidance for forest water management.
- Identification and trial of systems for lowland woodland creation using direct seeding.
- Development of best practice guidance.
- Woodland establishment
- Tree health
- Pest management.