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Woodland Management Workshop

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The Allerton Project

Loddington House

Main Street

Loddington

LE7 9XE

United Kingdom

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Learn about woodland management from leading industry experts at the GWCT’s Allerton Project in Leicestershire on Thursday 19 September.

Aimed at land managers, farmers and gamekeepers, this one-day event will cover everything you need to know to build and manage a successful woodland, taking into consideration funding, planting, management, and pest species.

Programme

09.45

  • Arrive – Tea & Coffee

10.00

  • Welcome & Introductions - Austin Weldon

10.15

  • Preparing the land for planting – preparation of a woodland planting site and possible seed mixes that can be planted prior to woodland establishment.
  • Richard Barnes –Kings Seeds

10.45

  • Woodland planting and establishment– things to consider, species, structure and planting tips.
  • Louise Hackett – The Woodland Trust

11.30

  • Coffee Break

11.45

  • Woodland Management – managing a mature woodland for biodiversity and shooting interests
  • Austin Weldon – The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

12.30

  • Woodland Management – controlling Deer and other woodland pests
  • David Hooton - The Deer Initiative

13.00

  • Lunch

13.30

  • Grants and Permissions – Countryside Stewardship Grants and how to apply. What licences and permissions are needed and when.
  • Charles Cuthbert – Forestry Commission.

14.00

  • Woodland Walk – This will take in maturing plantation woodland, new plantings, ancient semi-natural woodland.
  • All + Andy Lear – L&R Wildlife Trust

16.00

  • Conclusions and Feedback

16.15

  • Depart
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The Allerton Project

Loddington House

Main Street

Loddington

LE7 9XE

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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