'Managing Ash woodlands: living with the impacts of ash dieback'

Monday 18 March 2019

Monday 18th March 10am – 2pm Arnside Educational Institute, Arnside, LA5 0DF

This free workshop is aimed at woodland managers and owners, woodland workers, ecologists and contractors concerned with the management of broadleaved woodlands experiencing or threatened by ash dieback.

Ash dieback is present in many woodlands and ash saplings in the Arnside and Silverdale AONB area and across the North-west. The aim of this workshop is to share information and experiences to help us become better informed to deal with, and manage, the impacts of the disease.

Guest speakers (agenda attached):
· Rebecca Oaks, Chartered forester and ex-coppice merchant
· Barnaby Wilder, Forestry Commission. Tree Health officer
· Steve Scott, Forestry Commission. Area Director - East of England
· Cumbria Woodlands
· Question and answer session

Numbers are limited, so to reserve your place at this important event, contact the Arnside and Silverdale AONB team by email info@arnsidesilverdaleaonb.org.uk or phone the office 01524 761034

Following the workshop a hot lunch will be provided. Please make us aware of any dietary requirements when booking your place.

The workshop is being run by the Arnside and Silverdale AONB team with funding supplied by the Forestry Commission.

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