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Past events - 2011

Past events that were organised or sponsored by Forest Research, or where Forest Research was participating.

Fantastic Forests

Edinburgh, Scotland - 3 to 4 December 2011.
An event built around Forest Research work on seeds, including display of seed art prints and various activities aimed at a general public audience.
Organised by: Forest Research assisted by Forestry Commission Scotland, Edinburgh University (Moray House School of Education) and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

Delivering emission reduction targets

Roslin, Scotland - 2 December 2011.
One of a series of free seminars covering a variety of forestry and related research topics.
Organised by: Forest Research.

Forest Research - research update (Autumn 2011)

Aviemore, Scotland - 17 November 2011.
An update on selected research being performed by Forest Research.
Organised by: Forest Research.

Strategic Integrated Research in Timber (SIRT) research update workshop

Roslin, Scotland - 15 November 2011.
The influence of silviculture, climate and wood processing on timber quality - presentation of the current research work being carried out by the SIRT project and associated projects.
Organised by: Forest Research, Edinburgh Napier University, University of Glasgow.

Forest health day - South-West of England

Taunton, England - 8 November 2011.
Seminar where Forest Research scientists provided an update on the latest information about tree insect pests and diseases.
Organised by: Forest Research and Forestry Commission England.

The water vapour sorption properties of wood

Roslin, Scotland - 4 November 2011.
One of a series of free seminars covering a variety of forestry and related research topics.
Organised by: Forest Research.

Forest health day - East of England

Santon Downham, England - 28 October 2011.
Seminar where Forest Research scientists will provide an update on the latest information about tree insect pests and diseases.
Organised by: Forest Research and Forestry Commission England.

Developing an interdisciplinary research agenda on forests and woodlands

Roslin, Scotland - 21 October 2011 - CANCELLED.
One of a series of free seminars covering a variety of forestry and related research topics.
Organised by: Forest Research.

Into the woods: about the significance of woods and wilderness for youth work in Europe

Rautavaara, Finland - 7 to 10 October 2011.
Seminar that brought together practitioners and academics from around Europe interested in outdoor and experiential education linked to formal education and non-formal youth work.
Organised by: European Institute for Outdoor Adventure Education and Experiential Learning (EOE).

Forest health day - Dumfries & Galloway

Newton Stewart, Scotland - 7 October 2011.
Seminar where Forest Research scientists provided an update on the latest information about tree insect pests and diseases.
Organised by: Forest Research and Forestry Commission Scotland.

Forest health day - Moray

Dyke Village, Scotland - 4 October 2011.
Seminar where Forest Research scientists provided an update on the latest information about tree insect pests and diseases.
Organised by: Forest Research and Forestry Commission Scotland.

The Woodland Edge

Neroche Forest, England - 29 to 30 September 2011.
Conference that explored the interface where people and nature meet, in the context of Britain’s wooded landscapes.
Organised by: Neroche Partnership, British Association of Nature Conservationists and Forestry Commission England.

8th European Vertebrate Pest Conference

Humbolt University, Berlin - 26 to 30 September 2011.
Biennial meeting of people interested in various aspects of vertebrate pest management.
Organised by: Humboldt University and Julius Kuhn Institute.

Forest health days - South-East of England

Farnham, England - 27 and 28 September 2011.
Two single day seminars where Forest Research scientists provided an update on the latest information about tree insect pests and diseases.
Organised by: Forest Research and Forestry Commission England.

Growing trees for quality timber

Birnam, Scotland - 27 September 2011.
Workshop that brought sponsors of the Strategic Integrated Research in Timber (SIRT) programme up-to-date with the latest research on the wood properties of British grown conifers and impact of silviculture and tree breeding.
Organised by: Forest Research, Edinburgh Napier University and University of Glasgow.

Forest health day - Argyll

Ardfern, Scotland - 22 September 2011.
Seminar where Forest Research scientists provided an update on the latest information about tree insect pests and diseases.
Organised by: Forest Research and Forestry Commission Scotland.

Advances in wood processing

Birnam, Scotland - 20 September 2011.
Workshop to bring sponsors of the Strategic Integrated Research in Timber (SIRT) programme up-to-date with the latest research in wood processing and news on European grading rules that are relevant to the UK.
Organised by: Forest Research, Edinburgh Napier University and University of Glasgow.

Build, burn or both? – looking to the future for British timber

Penrith, England - 8 September 2011.
Forestry Engineering Group (IAgrE) Autumn Symposium to look at the issues around substitution of wood and wood products for other construction materials and for non-renewable energy sources.
Organised by: Forestry Engineering Group of the Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE).

Phythopthora awareness seminar

Roslin, Edinburgh - 19 August 2011.
Addressing the current situation in Scotland, the science of the diseases, discussions on the national perspective and practical biosecurity measures and field demonstrations of Air-spade, Air Blaster and Deep Aeration treatment using the Terralift.
Organised by: Forest Research and Arboricultural Association, Scottish Branch.

Northern forests leading the way to sustainability

Rovaniemi, Finland - 18 to 19 August 2011.
Northern ToSIA (Tool for Sustainability Impact Assessment) final conference to demonstrate how results of the project can help decision-makers balance the demands of different aspects of forestry.
Organised by: European Forest Institute (EFI).

Wind and trees

Georgia, USA - 31 July to 4 August 2011.
6th IUFRO 8.03.06 international research conference on wind and trees.
Organised by: Dept. of Plant Biology, University of Georgia.

Well-being 2011: exploring the multi dimensions of well-being

Birmingham, England - 18 to 19 July 2011.
International conference at which Forest Research will be presenting a paper on using trees and woodlands to improve individual and community well-being.
Organised by: Birmingham City University and Royal Institute of British Architects.

Energy forestry, growing in Scotland

Stirling, Scotland - 2 June 2011.
Update on the progress of the Forestry Commission Scotland energy forestry trials and the context within which they are being undertaken.
Organised by: Forestry Commission Scotland.

Conifer diversification seminars 2011

Forres, Scotland - 6 May 2011
Carronbridge, Scotland - 20 May 2011
Birnam, Scotland - 26 May 2011
A new information guide on the use of alternative conifer species has been produced and will be launched at these seminars. The publication provides guidance on species suitability in relation to climate change, pest and disease resilience, and current market opportunities.
Organised by: Forestry Commission Scotland.

Interactions between deer browsing, woodland management and habitat quality for birds

Roslin, Scotland - 13 May 2011.
One of a series of free seminars covering a variety of forestry and related research topics.
Organised by: Forest Research.

Fantastic Forests

Edinburgh, Scotland - 14 to 15 April 2011
Find out about the key role trees, woods and forests play in Scotland.
Organised by: Forest Research with partners Forestry Commission Scotland and Edinburgh Napier University.

Trees, people and the built environment

Birmingham, England - 13 to 14 April 2011
Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) National Conference 2011.
Organised by: Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF).

Phytophthora ramorum in larch

Penrith, England - 6 April 2011
Seminar about the latest information on Phytophthora ramorum, its current extent and progress with its control.
Organised by: Cumbria Woodlands.

Phytophthora lateralis

Balloch, Scotland - 31 March 2011
Seminar about the current Phytophthora lateralis infection of Lawson's Cypress at Balloch Castle Country Park.
Organised by: Foresty Commission Scotland.

Phytophthora ramorum in Japanese larch

Oban, Scotland - 30 March 2011
Seminar about the current situation in the UK, science of the disease, relevant plant health legislation and biosecurity requirements.
Organised by: Foresty Commission Scotland.

Developing an interdisciplinary research agenda on forests and woodland

Roslin, Scotland - 18 March 2011 SEMINAR POSTPONED
One of a series of free seminars covering a variety of forestry and related research topics.
Organised by: Forest Research.

Forest Research - research update (Spring 2011)

Roslin, Scotland - 17 March 2011.
An update on selected research being performed by Forest Research.
Organised by: Forest Research.

Assessing the probability of carbon and greenhouse gas benefit from the management of peat soils

Roslin, Scotland - 25 February 2011
One of a series of free seminars covering a variety of forestry and related research topics.
Organised by: Forest Research.

Climate change and the timber trade – understanding the opportunities and challenges

Newcastle upon Tyne, England - 23 February 2011
Sharing knowledge and good practice to enable timber businesses to better plan for and adapt to climate change.
Organised by: English Forestry Industry Partnership and Forest Research.

"What do I have to do to tick the Knowledge Exchange box?"

Roslin, Scotland - 4 February 2011
One of a series of free seminars covering a variety of forestry and related research topics.
Organised by: Forest Research.

Sharing experiences on urban and peri-urban forestry

Brussels - 28 January 2011
A workshop as a contribution to Key Action 12 of the European Forest Action Plan.
Organised by: European Commission Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI), Forest Research and Forestry Commission.

Expanding our selection of conifer species: picking winners for future productive forestry in Britain

Roslin, Scotland - 28 January 2011
One of a series of free seminars covering a variety of forestry and related research topics.
Organised by: Forest Research.

The impacts of nitrogen deposition on microbial communities in forest soils

Farnham, England - 21 January 2011
Research seminar.
Organised by: Forest Research.

The One Oak project

Roslin, Scotland - 14 January 2011
One of a series of free seminars covering a variety of forestry and related research topics.
Organised by: Forest Research.

Forests and the climate system

Roslin, Scotland - 7 January 2011
One of a series of free seminars covering a variety of forestry and related research topics.
Organised by: Forest Research.