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Tree Health - pests & diseases - RFS one day training course

The Royal Forestry Society

Friday, 24 April 2020 from 09:30 to 16:00 (BST)

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Tree Health - pests & diseases - One day RFS training course

Course overview

This course is designed to provide delegates with the skills and understanding to identify the common tree pests and diseases in the UK and to provide options and discussion on ways we can mitigate damage against them.  The day will be split in two, with the morning session covering the theory portion including presentations and discussion,.  The afternoon will be practical session in Hockeridge and Pancake woods where the RFS has over 50 specimen trees and a diverse range of commercial conifer and broadleaf stands. The wood is 74ha in the Chilterns on the Bucks / Herts county boundary. The woods are ancient but have been replanted since the 1950s.

Course Agenda 

09:30am - Assemble Tea & Coffee / Introductions & Day Brief

10:00am - Indoor theory session / Background & Resilience

11:15am - Break

11:30am - Indoor theory session - Common Pests & Diseases

12:45pm - Lunch

1.15pm - Woodland visit

2.15pm - Woodland Group Exercises

3:50pm - Return to village hall / Close and debrief

4:15pm - Finish

About the tutor:

Adam Sharman is an Arboricultural Consultant at Pryor & Rickett Silviculture.  Previously he was a Lecturer in Forestry and Arboriculture, Countryside Management and Agriculture at Moulton College, Northamptonshire. He graduated from the University of Northampton with a BSc in Arboriculture in 2014.


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Ashley Green
United Kingdom

Friday, 24 April 2020 from 09:30 to 16:00 (BST)

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The Royal Forestry Society

Founded in 1882, the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) is one of the largest and longest established educational charities dedicated to inspiring passion and excellence in woodland managment.

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