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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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Yorkshire
29
Apr
  • Venue: Wykeham Estate, Scarborough, North Yorkshire
  • Date: 29th April 2020

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

During the visit, we'll look at management commercial and amenity estate forestry, biomass and commercial nursery supplying mature trees.  For more information on this event please contact the local Honorary secretary, Ed Johnson on eagj@hewetsonandjohnson.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

11
Jun
  • Venue: Burton Agnes and Thorpe Hall, Driffield, Yorkshire
  • Date: 11th June 2020

MEETING POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

The theme of this visit is Estate woodlands and parkland landscape. For more information on this event please contact the local Honorary secretary, Ed Johnson on eagj@hewetsonandjohnson.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

 

8
Jul
  • Venue: Brayton Barff, Selby,
  • Date: 8th July 2020 (evening)

Event postponed

Brayton Barff is a popular ancient woodland site and during our visit we will look at pressures on, and uses of, urban, recreational and ancient woodland.  For more information on this event please contact the local Honorary secretary, Ed Johnson on eagj@hewetsonandjohnson.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

 

16
Sep
  • Venue - Rounton Estate, Northallerton, North Yorkshire
  • Date - 16 September

MEETING POSTPONED TO 2021 DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

Grant opportunities for woodland managers.

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