The event in Birmingham brings together a unique line up of experts to discuss the questions which impact on all woodland owners and managers, and on everyone who loves or is involved in woodlands – what should we all be doing to ensure our woodlands are resilient to the threat of environmental change?
Full details of the conference, the speakers and how to book are attached, or go to www.rfs.org.uk and follow the conference links. Please circulate the attached to colleagues/members and anyone else you feel would be interested. The conference counts towards CPD for a number of organisations, and places are limited, so book early!
RFS President Sophie Churchill and The Woodland Trust CEO, Beccy Speight will be chairing the day.
Speakers are: Resilient Landscapes - Mike Townsend, Woodland Trust; Ecological Resilience in Woodlands - Duncan Stone, Scottish Natural Heritage; Making Woodlands Pay - Graham Taylor, Pryor and Rickett Silviculture; Resilience: a research perspective - Professor Rob MacKenzie , BIFoR; Forest Resilience and Climate Change - Jonathan Spencer, Forestry Commission; Resilience in Living Landscapes - Stephen Trotter, the Wildlife Trusts; Natural Capital - Professor Dieter Helm, Chairman of Natural Capital Committee (by video); Marketing your Woodland: innovations in wood product markets - Jez Ralph, Timber Strategies; Are pine martens the answer to grey squirrel control? - Dr Tom Tew, Chief Executive Environment Bank and Chairman of Vincent Wildlife Trust; A Practical Guide to taking Action on Resilience - Dr Gabriel Hemery, Sylva Foundation.
We look forward to seeing you there
Simon Lloyd Beccy Speight
Chief Executive, Chief Executive Officer
Royal Forestry Society The Woodland Trust