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04 Oct 2019
Andrew Heald revisits Confor's Plant Health action plan and considers the Ips Typgraphus outbreak in Europe.
By Ian Murgatroyd, EU exit plant health regulations lead, and Dr John Morgan, head of plant health, Forestry Commission England.
A case study of the successful forestry fund in new Zealand - the Harvested Wood Material Levy.
06 Jun 2019
Roland Stiven from the Timber Transport Forum reports
Andrew Heald reflects on the 'David Attemborough effect' and how our sector can benefit from Attemborough's endorsement of well managed plantation forestry.
Eleanor Harris talks about the controversies and policy solutions around firewood. Furthermore a case study on Scone Palace a review on the firewood industry by Michael Large and a Woodsure update
Kay Haw from the UK Squirrel Accord talks about the fluffy challenge as part of our series The Forestry Century.
Overview of the new structure of the former Forestry Commission in England and Scotland, and updated contact details.
Sean Lenihan gives an update on the Irish forestry and timber sector.