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Woodland meetings by Division

Every year, the Royal Forestry Society offers up a superb programme of almost 100 woodland visits throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland.  These visits showcase all aspects of forestry and woodland management and are an excellent opportunity for members to meet, learn and exchange ideas whilst visiting varied and interesting woodlands, many of which are not accessible to the general public.

RFS members are entitled to join ANY visit, regardless of which division they are a member of, and will always receive a warm welcome from other divisions.  

To attend a visit, RFS members should simply email their Divisional Honorary Secretary (email address supplied on the fixtures card and on the contacts page of QJF) or email events@rfs.org.uk 

If you're not a yet member of the RFS, it is possible to go along as a guest.  If you enjoy the day, we hope you will decide to JOIN and come back for more.

To use the map:

Hover your cursor over the divisional area of the country you would like to look at, then click. 

This will bring up the list of divisional visits below, including date, venue, theme and timings for the day. 

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North-West Midlands
26
Feb
  • Venue: Harper Harper Adams University 

Evening meeting at Harper Adams University on the Deer Initiative, Squirrel control and Productive Forestry.

For more information on this event please contact the local Honorary Secretary, Chris Henretty on christopher.henretty@gmail.com

 

23
Mar
  •  Venue: Attingham Park (a National Trust property), nr. Shrewbury.

A Saturday meeting.

For more information please contact the local Honorary secretary, Chris Henretty, on christopher.henretty@gmail.com

Biosecurity

As an educational charity, the RFS must lead by example on the biosecurity measures recommended by the Forestry Commission (FC) and Defra to minimise the risk of spreading soil-borne tree infections. You can make a difference to stopping the spread of tree diseases. Clean boots are a first step!  For further information, please click here

26
Jun
  • Venue - Peak Park, Derbyshire
  • Time - TBC

Management of three former commercial plantations in a National Park: Constraints, challenges and benefits.

For more information please contact the local Honorary Secretary Chris Henretty on christopher.henretty@gmail.com

Biosecurity

As an educational charity, the RFS must lead by example on the biosecurity measures recommended by the Forestry Commission (FC) and Defra to minimise the risk of spreading soil-borne tree infections. You can make a difference to stopping the spread of tree diseases. Clean boots are a first step!  For further information, please click here

11
Sep
  • Venue - The Charles Ackers Redwood Grove & Leighton Woods, Leighton, nr Welshpool
  • Time - TBC

Sustainable woodland management.  A visit to the RFS-owned Charles Ackers Redwood Grove in the morning, followed by the North West Midlands AGM and a visit to Leighton Woods in the afternoon.

For more information and to book your place on the visit, please contact the local Honorary Secretary Chris Henretty on christopher.henretty@gmail.com

Biosecurity

As an educational charity, the RFS must lead by example on the biosecurity measures recommended by the Forestry Commission (FC) and Defra to minimise the risk of spreading soil-borne tree infections. You can make a difference to stopping the spread of tree diseases. Clean boots are a first step!  For further information, please click here