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Are we doing forestry well? A presentation at the National School of Forestry on the 4th June challenges us all.

If you have not heard John Weir before or for some time and you want to be inspired and challenged by one of the most thought provoking forestry speakers at the present time then come along to the next in the National School of Forestry Seminars

Date and time:
Thursday 4th June 2015 at 18:30 - 19:30

Venue:
The Beehive, University of Cumbria at the Ambleside Campus
Car parking is in a Pay and Display car park at the Ambleside campus

Title:
Managing Risk:
We must open our eyes and make significant changes to accepted and widely practiced forest management in the UK

Summary of presentation:
Diversification of tree species and genetics within species.

Speaker biography:
John Weir is the adviser for woodland creation and resilience at Forestry Commission England. John started his career studying Forestry with the National School of Forestry in 1977 (1977 -1980). Since then he has had a long and established career with the Forestry Commission in different roles including Director of Arboreta and Climate Change Programme Manager (2008-2011).

The event is free and open to all.  Enquiries should be directed to andrew.leslie@cumbria.ac.uk

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