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HIFIC - Choosing the tools to maximise value

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Inverness College UHI

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Inverness

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Choosing the tools to maximise value

Weeds, Weevils & Worries

- Colin Palmer

The UK’s forestry chemicals expert will give the latest on which chemicals are available to us, the non chemical alternatives and potential issues – EU, Brexit etc.


Thinning – realising the potential.

- Simon Simpson

Simon has been at the sharp end of thinning for many years and will share his experience of what needs to be done to make thinning work for the owner and the contractor, importantly the issues of having the right machinery.

- Claire Wightman, the owner/manager’s perspective

The benefits to the owner of getting thinning right.


Where will the right trees come from?

- Dave Richardson, Forestart.

Following Steve Lee’s presentation we know what Sitka spruce we should be planting, but is there sufficient seed? Forestart supply tree seed to the industry & Dave will explain the issues surrounding seed availability for both mainstream & alternative conifers.


Thursday 15th March 2018

Lecture Theatre, Inverness College UHI

5.00pm - Registration, tea & coffee.

5.30pm - Meeting commences

7.00pm - Dinner & networking.


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What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is available at Inverness College UHI, or in the visitors car park at the entrance to Inverness Campus.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact events.ic@uhi.ac.uk, or ssf.ic@uhi.ac.uk if you have any questions.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Preferably, but not essential. Registration will be completed upon arrival.

I can't stay for dinner after, is that okay?

When registering please confirm the number of you/your delegates who will be staying for dinner.

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