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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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Northern Ireland
3
Apr
  • Venue: Craiggore Wind Farm (Forest Service Northern Ireland, RES and ERG) Garvagh, County Londonderry
  • Date: 3rd April 2020

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Our Spring meeting will look at sustainable forestry within the context of a wind farm development and the management of hydrology within the context of a sensitive water catchment area and fish farm.  For more information and to book your place on this visit please contact the local Honorary Secretary Brian Malcomson at brian.malcomson@scottishwoodlands.co.uk

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

5
Jun
  • Venue: Port Loughan and Finnebrogue Estate, Downpatrick, County Down
  • Date: 5th June 2020

MEETING POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

For our summer gathering, we will look at wildlife and game management within the context of designed/designated landscapes. For more information and to book your place on this visit please contact the local Honorary Secretary Brian Malcomson at brian.malcomson@scottishwoodlands.co.uk

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