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Highland Biodiversity Conference 2018 : Lonesome Pine

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Scottish School of Forestry

Balloch

Inverness

IV2 5EA

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On the trail of the lonesome pine ~ the potential for expanding Highland woodland networks

Learn from the experts, discuss with like-minded people, enjoy the Scottish School of Forestry


Conference Programme

09.30 - 10.00 Registration + Tea/ Coffee

10.00 Welcome and introduction, Giles Brockman, FES

10.10 Introduction to the School of Forestry, Liz Barron-Majerik, UHI

10.20 Some highlights from the biodiversity action plan, Jonathan Willet

10.35 Updates from biodiversity groups around the Highlands : Lochaber; Caithness; Wester Ross;

Sutherland - The Atlantic Hazel Woodland Audit of Assynt and Coigach, Roz Summers

11.15 Discussion

11.30 Comfort break


11.40 Montane Woodland and the potential for expansion, Diana Gilbert, Montane Scrub Action Group

12,00 Creating woodland habitat networks in the Cairngorms National Park, David Hetherington, CNPA

12.20 The Croft Woodland Project, Donnie Chisholm, Woodland Trust Scotland

12.40 Discussion

13.00 Lunch and 13.00 and 13.30 - Tour of Scottish School of Forestry grounds : from apiary to big plant


14.00 Introducing the Lonesome Pine

14.15 Trees for Life Caledonian Pinewood Recovery Project, Fiona Holmes, Trees for Life

14.35 Funding options for woodland expansion, FCS

14.45 Discussion

15.00 Optimizing forest management for red squirrel conservation in Scotland, Louise de Raad, UHI

15.20 Red Squirrels: Research and translocations, Becky Priestley, Trees for Life

15.40 Discussion

16.00 Closing remarks, Giles Brockman, FES



The conference is sponsored by:

Scottish School of Forestry, Inverness College

Scottish Natural Heritage

Forestry Commission Scotland

Highland Council Many Thanks!



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