Hosted by LB Bexley


09:30 - Tea and coffee

10:00 - Welcome from John Parker, LTOA Chair

10:05 - Update from Becky Porter, LTOA Executive Officer

10:10 - A word from our sponsors Down to Earth Trees

10:20 - Greg Packman, Arboricultural Assistant, Royal Parks, Identification and Management of Massaria Disease of Plane

11:10 - John Parker, Arboriculture and Landscape Manager, Transport for London, Two new LTOA documents: Ceratocystis – Prevention and Outbreak

11:30 - Questions

11:40 - Tea and coffee

12:00 - Andrew Hoppit, Oak Processionary Moth Project Manager, Forestry Commission, OPM – the current situation and evidence gathering for a risk based approach for future management

1220 - Craig Ruddick, Arboricultural Manager serving Richmond and Wandsworth Councils, Oak Processionary Moth – Managing the pest within a ‘core zone’ London Borough

12:40 - Questions

13:00 - Lunch

Thank you to Mark Taylor, LB Bexley for hosting the meeting and for providing tea, coffee and biscuits and Down to Earth Trees for the lunch.


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