Forest health days

Thursday 20 September 2012 - New Galloway, South Scotland.
Thursday 27 September 2012 - Easter Ross, North Scotland.

What were the events?

These seminars provided the opportunity to hear the latest information on the new (and sometimes old) pests and diseases threatening our trees and forests. Speakers explained the current situation in Scotland, ongoing monitoring work, biosecurity requirements, and there was a site visit to view pest and disease issues in the field.


From 20 September:

From 27 September:

Who were the events suitable for?

Private Sector foresters, harvesting managers, estate managers, local authority staff, community woodland groups, land management agencies, National Park staff, and anyone with an interest or responsibility for managing trees, woodlands and forests.

Where did the events take place?

20 September 2012

CatStrand Arts, Community & Visitor Centre
High Street
New Galloway

27 September 2012

Ardross Community Hall
Easter Ross
IV17 0XW


20 September 2012 event

Christine Leslie
Forestry Commission Scotland
South Scotland Conservancy
55/57 Moffat Road
Dumfries DG1 1NP

Tel: 01387 272440

27 September 2012 event

Evelyn Murray
Highland & Islands Conservancy
Fodderty Way, Dingwall
Ross-shire, IV15 9XB

Tel. 01349 862144