Putting Commerciality at the Heart of Your Woodlands

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April 16, 2013
9:30 amto4:00 pm

Presentations from this popular conference are available for you to download below:

Commerciality Conference Programme 16th April

Andrew Bronwin – Current Timber Market Trends & Prices

John Clegg – Current freehold property values and opportunities for capital enhancement

 Graham Taylor – What to grow for the future & why – a Forestry Managers perspective

Oliver Combe – What to grow for the future & why – a Softwood sawmillers perspective

Edmund Dorman – Running a small commercial woodland

Martin Glynn – The Marches Timber Study

Mark Broadmeadow – Future species – are we running out of options? 

 

 This one day conference will focus on the following aspects:

Current Timber Market Trends and Prices (A Bronwin & Co)

Current freehold property values and opportunities for capital enhancement (J Clegg & Co)

What to grow for the future and why—a forestry manager’s perspective (Pryor and Rickett)

What to grow for the future and why—a softwood sawmiller’s perspective (Ransfords)

What to grow for the future and why—a hardwood sawmiller’s perpective (ATS )

Running a small commercial woodland (Edmund Dorman)

Future species—are we running out of options? (Forestry Commission)

 

Ludlow Racecourse, Bromfield, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 2BT

Tuesday 16th April 2013

9.30am—4.00 pm

Conference costs £10.00 including lunch and refreshments

For more information or to book your place please contact the Heartwoods office on

01952 435860 or alternatively email info@heartwoods.co.uk

 

Introduction to Small Woodland Management

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March 2, 2013 9:00 amtoMarch 3, 2013 5:00 pm

The course is designed for woodland owners and managers who want to create a woodland management plan. The course investigates the different woodland attributes which effect woodland management decisions and covers the following main areas.

  • Physical characteristics of small woodlands
  • Woodland types and management systems
  • Legal issues relating to small woodlands
  • Woodland grants
  • Wildlife and woodland resources

The course is classroom based at the Green Wood Centre with visits to different local woodlands.

The tutor Jim Waterson has many years experience as a woodland manager and lectures at Harper Adams University. The course will be tailored to individuals needs and participants are encouraged to bring and share details of woodlands they are familiar with.

Refreshments and lunch are provided.

 Venue: Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, Shropshire

Dates: 2 &3 March 2013

Cost: £60

Limited places available so booking is essential