Heartwoods Rides Again!

25/10/13 0 COMMENTS

We are delighted to announce that we have secured extension funding for the Heartwoods West Midlands Woodfuel Project.  Details can be found in our newsletter.

Heartwoods Newsletter Autumn 2013

Heartwoods Evaluation Report

12/10/13 0 COMMENTS

The final evaluation of the Heartwoods project is now available:

Heartwoods Evaluation Report

Demystifying Woodland Insurance & Liabilities event write up

11/07/12 0 COMMENTS

After a successful event in April you can now download a comprehensive write up of this event, very useful as a refresher of what was talked about or for those who were unable to attend a useful insight to what was discussed.

Click here to download the pdf

Confor report, Forestry: fit for the 21st century

07/03/12 0 COMMENTS

Confor has produced a report on the benefits of managed forests to help inform decision-makers, the wider public and media of the diverse benefits derived from forests, forest management, timber and participating businesses. It has already been sent to over 200 MPs and civil servants, as well as to members of the Independent Forestry Panel (England).  It is now released for wider discussion and the industry is encouraged to promote it.

click here for full article

Click here for Pdf of report

A successful event at Whitfield Estate

01/03/12 0 COMMENTS

The sun was shinning and everyone seemed to have a good day at Whitfield Estate and were able to take home some great information from some expert sources. The main message being that all woodland management involves assessing the woodland and the “suite of opportunities” available; woodfuel is just one of those opportunities.

for the full article by Joy Fox, please click here


RHI Granted to first Companies

09/02/12 0 COMMENTS
Umbrella company and holiday cottages are first two successful applicants to low carbon heating incentive

Umbrella supplier Booth Brothers in Sheffield entered the history books today by becoming one of the first places in the UK to get the government’s Renewable Heat Incentive.

For the full article, Click here


Winter Newsletter 2010/2011

09/02/12 0 COMMENTS

For a pdf of our latest newsletter click here

Millions more trees to be felled to fuel wood-burner revolution

17/08/11 0 COMMENTS

Ben Webster Environment Editor, The Times, June 29 2011

Ten million more trees will be cut down each year in woodlands across England under a government plan to persuade thousands of homes and businesses to install wood-burning stoves and boilers.

Woodland owners across the country will be encouraged to fell more than a third of trees from dense forests to feed the growing market for wood fuel. The Forestry Commission has calculated that more than 2 million additional tonnes of wood could be stripped from England’s forests each year without undermining their long-term future. This would treble the amount of wood being burnt as fuel by 2020.

For the full article please click  here


A guide to Biomass heating

10/08/11 0 COMMENTS

Three guides regarding Biomass heating have now been published Please click here for the guides and full article.

Tree Disease Event at Wyre Forest

21/07/11 0 COMMENTS

Our recent event at the Wyre Forest Discovery Centre proved to be very popular.  The event covered the main tree diseases affecting the UK right now, with presentations from leading experts from Forest Research,  Forestry Commission, FERA, CLA and FWAG.  With over 60 attendees we knew this event would be very lively, and you didn’t disappoint.

Once again the event was captured by Reach 22.  And the individual presentations, along with the question and answer session can be viewed here.

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