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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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South East
1
May
  • Venue - Hampton Estate, Seale, Farnham, Surrey
  • Time - 10.00am for a 10.30am start

RFS Award winner in 2014.  View the progress of this multi-use family owned estate, situated within the Surrey Hills AONB.

For more information about this woodland visit please contact the local Honorary secretary, Kate Harris on rfssoutheast@hotmail.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

19
Jun
  • Venue - Hole Park, Benenden, Tenterden, Kent
  • Time - 10.00am for a 10.30am start

Christmas trees, cricket bat willow. Wider itinerary to be confirmed.

For more information please contact the local Honorary Secretary Kate Harris on rfssoutheast@hotmail.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

12
Jun
  • Venue - Malshanger Estate, Basingstoke
  • Time - 6.30pm

Evening meeting.

Alternative species, their characteristics and management.  A guided walk around the Malshanger Arboretum and woodlands with Chris Reynolds, Forest Research, Alice Holt.

For more information please contact the local Honorary Secretary Steve Russell on steve@woodlandcountrysidemanagement.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

4
Sep
  • Venue - Wiston Estate, Washington, West Sussex
  • Time - 10.00am for a 10.30am start

Oak silviculture plus aspects of the Estate's wider Countryside Stewardship scheme.

For more information please contact the local Honorary Secretary Kate Harris on rfssoutheast@hotmail.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

2
Oct
  • Venues - Brighton Elms, Brighton and Stanmer Park, Brighton and Hove.
  • Time - TBC

Visit to Brighton Elms followed by the Stanmer Park Restoration Project.

For more information please contact the local Honorary Secretary Kate Harris on rfssoutheast@hotmail.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