8 October 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 general 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 targeted specific issues.
Event flier (PDF-97K)
- Introduction to Forest Research and Forest Health Days (PDF-1989K)
Some key reminders - contacts and useful website links (PDF-56K)
- Current pathology threats to trees species in Scotland (PDF-1440K)
- Pine-tree Lappet Moth and Hylobius MSS and D.micans (PDF-2225K)
- Tree health monitoring (PDF-870K)
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?
Newton Stewart Indoor Bowling Centre
Dumfries & Galloway
For further information please contact:
South Scotland Conservancy
Tel: 01387 272440