The impact of ash dieback has become ever more apparent.
You will have the opportunity to hear about the issue of ash dieback from a wide range of views including silviculture, Forestry Commission, tree safety, arboriculture, ecology, and marketing.
In the morning, Jon Stokes, the Tree Council Director of Programs, will present ash dieback statistics, spread, risk and highlight their new Ash Dieback Toolkit. This will be followed by a presentation by Evolve Tree Consultancy, looking at how this can be managed from an arboricultural perspective.
In the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to discuss the issue with experts from arboriculture, forest management, ecology, Forestry Commission, and marketing to cover all aspects of the problems and solutions. There will be a focus on grant support, felling permissions, and liability on existing woodland creation schemes.
In the afternoon, John Allen MICFor of Tilhill Forestry will explore mechanical felling, marketing opportunities and likely impact on values.
This event will provide ICF members with useful and up-to-date CPD from experts in their field. You may record up to 7 CPD hours.
Teas and coffees, pastries and buffet lunch will be provided.
To find out more and book your place, please visit the ICF website
The Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) are a professional body licensed by the Society for the Environment to award Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) status