a view from within a woodland looking out through the many trees to th elight of the edge of the wood
Mar 14 2019

Woodland Management Workshop – book your place now!

Are you a member of one of our Woodland Working Groups? Want to find out more about management techniques to assist with your volunteering? The Forestry Commission are offering a FREE workshop on Thursday 28th March, 2019 from 10:30am – 3:30pm at Sanderstead’s Sports and Social Club, Lime Meadow Avenue, Sanderstead, South Croydon, CR2 9AS and neighbouring Kings Wood, Croydon to look at woodland management and what is important to consider when completing woodland management plans and forest operations.  

 

The workshop will have indoor sessions on:

Why Manage Woodlands

Introduction to UK Forestry Standard

 

Collecting data:

Knowing your woodlands

Woodland Condition assessment

 

Woodland Management:

Producing a Woodland Management plan

Silvicultural options

Regulations

Tree Health & Resilience

 

The workshop will involve an outdoor session in the afternoon into the neighbouring Kings Wood, a 60ha ancient woodland, looking at the management that has been undertaken including coppicing, ride management and different harvesting options.

Places are free and lunch will be provided but space is limited so please reserve a place by emailing:

southeast.fce@forestrycommission.gov.uk 

 

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