Past events that were organised or sponsored by Forest Research, or where Forest Research was participating.
Edinburgh - 1st December 2005.
Workshop to increase understanding of the potential held by the latest techniques for visualising landscape change.
Organised by: Forest Research and Macaulay Institute.
Bucks - 25th November 2005.
Reviewed progress in black poplar conservation and looked at recent threats and management methods.
Organised by: Black Poplar Conservation Group.
Obergurgl, Austria - 15th to 19th November 2005.
Workshop to agree an update to the ozone critical load assessment methodology to further develop the risk assessment methodologies of the UNECE Convention on Long Range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP).
Organised by: LRTAP, Federal Forest Office (Austria), Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz (Austria).
Montpellier, France - 3rd to 5th November 2005.
First workshop of COST Action E50.
Organised by: CNRS, Université Montpellier II - Laboratory of Mechanics and Civil Engineering.
Swindon - 3rd November 2005.
Opportunity for Forest Education Initiative (FEI) cluster groups to get together, network, share best practice and discuss future opportunities.
Organised by: FEI.
Alnarp, South Sweden - 17th to 21st October 2005.
Policies and science as tools in implementing Sustainable Forest Management. Conference was part of European Commission (EC) COST action E25.
Organisers: EFI, SLU, ENFORS.
Newtown - 18th October 2005.
A seminar that considered recent research into recreational use of woodland.
Organised by: Woodland Trust and Forestry Commission Wales.
Cumbria - 13th and 14th October 2005.
One-day workshop and demonstration (repeated over two days) that covered woodfuel production issues in the Northwest.
Report and photographs posted..
Organised by: Forest Research in association with Forestry Commission England.
Builth Wells, Powys - 12th October 2005.
Increased understanding and discussed ideas for proceeding with the priority research areas suggested in the strategy.
Organised by: Forestry Commission Wales.
Surrey - 28th September 2005.
Explored the processes of disease and decay and how these impact on Hazard Tree Assessment.
Organised by: Forest Research on behalf of O’Callaghan Associates (OCA) Ltd.
Roscoff, France - 24th to 28th September 2005.
Venue where organismal biologists, ecologists, physicists, engineers met to exchange views on the physical interactions of organisms with their environments.
Organised by: CNRS.
Tullow, Ireland - 20th to 21st September 2005.
Conference on the importance of good quality planting stock in the successful establishment of forests.
Organised by: COFORD.
Oban - 14th to 16th September 2005.
Collated current knowledge with a view to identifying the need for further research and the role of these woods in conservation planning.
Organised by: Botanical Society of Scotland with funding and support from British Ecological Society, Forestry Commission, Scottish Natural Heritage, Scottish Forestry Trust and Forest Research.
Roslin - 13th September 2005.
Updated the forest and timber processing industry on the latest research findings.
Organised by: Forest Research and Scottish Integrated Research into Timber (SIRT).
Barcaldine and Fearnoch forests, Argyll and Bute - 8th September 2005.
Joint Continuous Cover Forestry Group/Royal Scottish Forestry Society site meeting.
Organised by: Forest Research and Continuous Cover Forestry Group.
Roslin - 6th September 2005.
Operational practices under a changing climate.
Organised by: Forest Research.
Brisbane, Australia - 8th to 13th August 2005.
XXII IUFRO World Congress.
Hosts: IUFRO, Queensland Government Department of Primary Industries.
Principle sponsor: Department of Agriculture Fisheries & Forestry - Australia.
Montreal, Canada - 7th to 12th August 2005.
IX INTECOL International Congress of Ecology, jointly held with the 90th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America (ESA).
Organised by: INTECOL, ESA.
Derbyshire - 23rd and 24th June 2005.
One-day workshop and demonstration (repeated over two days) that covered woodfuel production issues in the Midlands.
Report and photographs posted..
Organised by: Forest Research in association with Forestry Commission England and the National Forest.
Builth Wells, Powys - 22nd June 2005.
The Wales Woodland Strategy identifies quality timber as a key objective. This seminar brought together the latest research information.
Organised by: Forestry Commission Wales and Forest Research.
Iceland - 18th to 22nd June 2005.
Interdisciplinary conference that focused on biodiversity, landscape, rural development and modelling.
Organisers and sponsors: Icelandic Forestry Research, Icelandic Institute of Natural History and Hvanneyri Agricultural University, Nordic Council of Ministers.
Surrey - 14th to 15thJune 2005.
A conference that brought home the implications of climate change to all those who plant trees.
Delegate questionnaire posted.
Summaries and presentations posted..
Organised by: Royal Horticultural Society, Forest Research, Tree Council, UK Climate Impacts Programme and Notcutts.
Milton Keynes - 8th June 2005.
A workshop to raise awareness of pests and diseases which can affect amenity trees.
Organised by: International Society of Arboriculture and Forest Research.
Sweden - 31st May to 3rd June 2005.
Conference about the operational tools in forestry using remote sensing techniques.
Organisers and sponsors: Forest Research, IUFRO, EARSel, EU LIFE (ForestSAFE), Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, Swedish National Space Board, Swedish National and Regional Forestry Boards, Swedish University of Agricultural SCiences, University of Durham.
North Wales - 24th to 26th May 2005.
A workshop on R. ponticum management and control.
Hosted by: National Trust (Wales), Organised by: Wild Resources.
Birmingham - 24th to 26th May 2005.
UK’s largest environmental technology and management services exhibition.
Organised by: Faversham House Group.
Coventry - 19th May 2005.
Department of Trade and Industry (h2I) Global Watch Mission Seminar - Harvesting, processing, storage and transport of timber for woodfuel in terms of practices and technologies.
Organised by: h2I and Advantage West Midlands.
Ascona, Switzerland - 2nd to 6th May 2005.
Conference explored the integration of ecological, socio-economic and aesthetic aspects in landscape planning and management.
Organised by: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) and the Macaulay Institute.
Talence-Bordeaux, France - 26th to 29th April 2005.
Conference considered biodiversity issues at the species, community and ecosystem levels, focusing on different types of plantation forests.
Organised by: Institut Européen de la Forêt Cultivée (IEFC), Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and European Forest Institute (EFI).
Perth - 21st to 22nd April 2005.
One in a series of transdisciplinary seminars on sustaining mountain landscapes: conflict and compromise in British uplands.
Organised by: University of Sussex and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
Southampton - 8th to 10th April 2005.
Butterfly Conservation’s 5th international symposium.
Organised by: Butterfly Conservation supported by the Forestry Commission.
Edinburgh - 5th to 8th April 2005.
Conference demonstrated how scientific knowledge has evolved in recent years to address the challenges posed by sustainable forestry.
Organised by: International Union of Forest Research Organisations (IUFRO), Forest Research and the European Forestry Institute.
Warwickshire - 17th March 2005.
A conference about woodland access how it can be improved, managed for the benefit of all.
Organised by: Royal Agricultural Society of England, Royal Forestry Society and Woodland Trust with support from the NDG James Memorial Fund.
Surrey - 17th or 18thMarch 2005.
Two identical events which provided the opportunity to see and discuss alternative methods of weed control for woodland creation.
Organised by: Forest Research and Woodland Trust.
Oban - 10th March 2005.
How trees and livestock can grow together.
Organised by: Argyll & Bute Biodiversity Partnership, Argyll Farming & Wildlife Advisory Group, Forestry Commission Scotland, Scottish Executive Environment & Rural Affairs Department, Scottish Native Woods, Scottish Natural Heritage.
Roslin - 10th March 2005.
An update on selected research being performed by Forest Research.
Organised by: Forest Research, Forestry Commission Scotland, Forestry and Timber Association (FTA) and the Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF).
Edinburgh - 16th February 2005.
An educational seminar designed to support those who need to gather and use research information about people and their relations with forests and woodlands.
Organised by: Forestry Commission.