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Diary Dates 2014
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For RFS events click here.
Marches Timber Study
The final report + 2 annexes can be found at:http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/INFD-997KCZ
Putting Commerciality at the Heart of your Woodlands - April 2013
Marches Woodland Insurance event of 18th April 2012 - read event write up
Read the Marches Regional AGM minute of April 2013.
Read the Marches regional committee meeting of 25th Janaury 2011.
For your regional Forestry Commission pages follow these links:North West EnglandSouth West EnglandWest Midlands
North West & West Midlands Area Newsletter - August 2013
Whether you are a small business owner interested in finding out more about installing a woodfuel boiler, or a woodland owner interested in the opportunities that woodfuel represents, you can find a wealth of information on the Biomass Energy Centre website and use the Information Enquiry Service. http://www.biomassenergycentre.org.uk/ for further information in your region visit www.forestry.gov.uk/england-woodfuel
Presentations given at an RHI event, Making Woodlands Pay, 22nd March 2011, that was jointly supported by ConFor, NFU, CLA and FC.
Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE)
The Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) is jointly funded by the EU, through the European Fund for Rural Development and the Government. It has a budget of £3.9bn and will run till 2013. Of the total budget, £3.3bn has been allocated to agri-environment and other land management schemes including Environmental Stewardship and the English Woodland Grant Scheme. Some £600m has been made available to make agriculture and forestry more competitive and sustainable and to enhance opportunity in rural areas.
Woodland funding and support for the West Midlands - read the Heartwoods Brochure.
The following woodland initiative offers business support and advice: http://www.heartwoods.co.uk/
The Regional Forestry Economic Baseline for the West Midlands (2009). Additional reports in relation to sustainable land management in the W. Mids. can be found at http://www.advantagewm.co.uk/what-we-do/improving-places/sustainable-land-management.aspx
West Midlands Forestry Framework
Read the December 2012 e-briefing for the latest news about the Forum.
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