10 September 2009
What was the event?
A single day seminar where Forest Research pathologists and entomologists updated the sector on the latest information about pests and diseases. The format of the day was a session indoors in the morning followed by an outdoor session in the afternoon.
The morning session included:
- An overview of current threats and those that may be just over the horizon
- The basics of what to look for as indicators of when things may be going wrong as a result of pests or disease
- How to monitor these
- How to report them and to whom
- Any specific concerns raised.
The afternoon site visits were targeted at specific issues.
Event flier (PDF-147K)
- Introduction to Forest Research and Forest Health Days (PDF-1595K)
Some key reminders - contacts and useful website links (PDF-56K)
- Drought crack and drought damage in conifers (PDF-812K)
- Management and predictions for Dutch Elm diseases in Scotland (PDF-1664K)
- Red Band Needle Blight update (PDF-1633K)
- Pine-tree Lappet Moth and Hylobius MSS and D.micans (PDF-1098K)
- Stump treatment against Heterobasidion - where and why? (PDF-2366K)
- Tree health monitoring and basic disease diagnosis (PDF-812K)
Who was the event suitable for?
Forestry/woodland managers and agents, forestry/woodland owners, those working in forestry/woodlands.
Where did the event take place?
Ballogie Village Hall
For further information please contact:
Cairngorms National Park Authority
14 The Square
Grantown on Spey