13 September 2010
What was the event?
An interactive workshop to provide research information on the implications of climate change for forest management to professional forest managers and to provide the opportunity for discussion and feedback between researchers and practitioners on this subject.
The workshop consisted of presentations by Forest Research scientists and discussions on the following themes:
- Climate change – recent projections, risks and vulnerability – James Morison
- Silviculture – species and provenance choice – Richard Jinks
- Changes to silvicultural systems – Gary Kerr/Tor Stokes
- Pests and diseases – Phytopthora, red band needle blight, new pests and diseases – Anna Brown
- Biodiversity implications of changing climate and management – Nadia Barsoum.
Another workshop was held at Petworth, West Sussex, on 23rd September.
Who was the event suitable for?
Professional forestry and woodland managers in the High Weald and South Downs.
Where did the event take place?
Woodland Enterprise Centre
For further information please contact:
High Weald AONB
Tel:01580 879 964