17th November 2011
What was the event?
Every year Forest Research produces many new pieces of work. Some of these are the results of long term experiment whilst others are responses to more immediate issues. However, all are intended to support policy makers and practitioners across the forest industry and those with an interest in forests.
This Update Seminar provided the attendee with an overview of a number of different current topics (presentations below):
- Dothistroma needle blight (Red Band Needle Blight) (PDF-1659K)
- Ecological Site Classification (ESC) evidence for Forestry Commission Scotland's climate change risk assessment of the National Forest Estate (PDF-1207K)
- Emerging pests and diseases – a global crisis? (PDF-1324K)
- Forest operation on steep terrain (FOST) (PDF-3447K)
- Forestry and water - an update on water services and disbenefits (PDF-4293K)
- Past and present research into Rhododendron ponticum control (PDF-572K)
- Pine-tree lappet moth (Dendrolimus pini) future climate evaluation (PDF-899K)
- Quantifying species growth responses to climate change (PDF-1627K)
- Reviewing the human dimensions of wildlife management and recreation (PDF-912K)
- UK National Ecosystem Assessment: a brief introduction (PDF-725K)
- Useful web links (PDF-36K)
Seminar programme details (PDF-134K)
Who was the event suitable for?
All those with an interest in the sustainable management of our forest and woodland areas.
Previous audiences have included staff from the Forestry Commission, private sector forestry companies, land managers, local authority staff, community woodland representatives, national park staff, and other countryside and wildlife organisations.
Where did the event take place?
Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort
Price is £40 per person, payment by cheque.
To book, complete and return the registration form (in PDF seminar details above or Microsoft® Word format below) by e-mail, fax or post, by Thursday 10th November 2011, to Evelyn Hall (address below).
For further information and bookings please contact:
Northern Research Station
Tel: 0131 445 6916 (DDI)
Fax: 0131 445 5124