Urgent Conservation Management for Scottish Capercaillie

LIFE Project – Closing Conference

6th & 7th November 2006

What was the event?

Day one of the conference highlighted the achievements of the project and the lessons learnt through the project, whilst day two considered “what next” and the future of Capercaillie in Scotland.

There were field visits to project sites on both afternoons to look at some of the work carried out over the past five years.

Information on the project.

Forest Research involvment:

  • Chris Quine presented (on Day 1) an overview of the monitoring work undertaken by us and consider future opportunities;
  • Roger Trout and Alice Broome contributed to discussions and field visits, and together with Liz Poulsom provided posters demonstrating further aspects of our work.

Who was the event suitable for?

Forest and land managers, planners, ecologists.

Where did the event take place?

Albert Hall

Further information

The Opening Address was given by Rhona Brankin  MSP, Deputy Environment Minister Scotland.

Work by Forest Research on rare and protected species.

Who to contact

Dominick Murray at Highland Birchwoods.

Tel: ++(0)1463 811606
Email: dominick.murray@Highlandbirchwoods.co.uk.