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Woodland Meetings

Covid-19 - please contact the local Honorary Secretary for up to date information. 

The RFS offers a superb programme of woodland visits throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland showcasing all aspects of forestry and woodland management. These are excellent opportunities for members to meet and exchange ideas while visiting a wide variety of woodlands, many of which are not accessible to the public.  Members are entitled to join any visit. To attend, email the Divisional Honorary Secretary (email address supplied on the listing) or events@rfs.org.uk 

To use the map: hover your cursor over the divisional area of the country you would like to look at, then click. This brings up a list of divisional visits BELOW:

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East Anglia
12
Mar
  • Venue: Strangers Club, Norwich
  • Date: 12th March 2020 at 7pm

A talk by Prof Andrew Watkinson on Forestry in a Changing Environment. Cost £20pp (payable on the evening).  For more information and to book your place on the visit, please contact your local Honorary Secretary, Edward Fitzalan Howard, on efhoward@savills.com

11
Jun
  • Venue: Bevills Estate, nr Sudbury, Suffolk 
  • Date: 11th June 2020

MEETING POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

A visit to Bevills Estate, nr Sudbury, Suffolk  will include a guided walk around the woodlands and estate.  For more information and to book your place on the visit, please contact your local Honorary Secretary, Edward Fitzalan Howard, on efhoward@savills.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

8
Oct
  • Venue: Narford Estate, Kings Lynn, Norfolk
  • Date: 8th October 2020

MEETING POSTPONED UNTIL 2021

A visit to Narford Estate, Kings Lynn, Norfolk.  Parkland and estate woodland restoration including avenue planting. This event includes the AGM which will start at 14.00.  For more information and to book your place on the visit, please contact your local Honorary Secretary, Edward Fitzalan Howard, on efhoward@savills.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