Silviculture in a changing climate - practical adaptations of forestry management to climate change

Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) National Study Tour 2009

24 and 25 September 2009

What was the event?

This year’s ICF Study Tour looked at practical adaptation options within a large productive forest and included a visit to Clashindarroch Forest led by Silviculture experts.

Topics explored included:

  • Risks to existing commercial species
  • Species selection for the future
  • Silvicultural adaptation
  • Marketing and processing timber from “future forests”
  • Woodland creation for biodiversity, carbon sequestration and quality hardwoods.

Speakers included Sarah Green (Project Manager, Centre for Forestry and Climate Change) and other experts from Forest Research.

Study tour flyer (PDF-178K)

Full details are provided in the events section of the ICF website.

Who was the event suitable for?

UK foresters and land managers.

Where did the event take place?

Huntly and Clashindarroch Forest
Aberdeenshire.

Contact

For further details contact Allison Lock on 0131 240 1425, email Allison.lock@chartered foresters.org