Introduction to Ground preparation; how to help your trees grow

7th December, 2023 | 12:00 - 13:00

Online | Free

Good ground preparation is a vital part of ensuring that the trees you plant will grow.

This short webinar will cover the following topics:

· What is Ground Preparation?

· Site Conditions and Tree Growth

· Ground Preparation Techniques

· Matching Ground Preparation to the Site

This event is funded by Scottish Forestry

This webinar will be led by Neville Elstone, Director of Cumbria Woodlands.

Neville has accrued nearly 40 years in the sector. A degree in forestry led to a post-grad at Edinburgh where he worked in woodland management, writing management plans and developing native woodland creation schemes. He then moved on to work for the Institute of Chartered Foresters, developing forest policy, before coming to Cumbria Woodlands. Neville has non-executive roles with the Institute of Chartered Foresters and the Environment Agency and is a frequent guest lecturer and advisor to the National School of Forestry.

Organised by Scottish Forestry

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