Bramble in woodland – bane or benefit

21st June 2006

What was the event?

Bramble is a widely distributed native species that occurs within the ground flora of many woodland communities.  Foresters often regard the species as a problem weed that can cause significant difficulties for tree establishment, but it is important for wildlife providing nectar, berries and habitat ...

This one day meeting brought together both forest managers and ecologists to discuss the role of bramble in woodland.  It comprised a series of short talks in the morning and an afternoon field visit.

Event flyer (PDF-63K)

Report on bramble meeting (PDF-21K)

Who was the event suitable for?

A wide audience including foresters, ecologists, and woodland and nature reserve managers.

Where did the event take place?

Westonbirt National Arboretum
Gl8 8QS

Who to contact

Ralph Harmer
Forest Research
GU10 4LH

Tel: +44 (0)1420 22255