Royal Scottish Forestry Society: Lothian and Borders Field Day

Royal Scottish Forestry Society: Lothian and Borders Field Day 
Forest Management, Recreation and Competing Land Uses 
Dunglass Estate, Cockburnspath, Tuesday 4th July 2017 
RV 10:00 hrs Farm Dairy, TD13 5XF. OS: NT 763 722
Dunglass is a fascinating example of a modern day diversified estate business, mixing farming and commercial forestry with a popular wedding venue and holiday accommodation. The Estates boasts a picturesque designed landscape with extensive policy woodlands, complete with an ancient weighing tree, strawberry tree and a 15th Century Gothic chapel with Knights Templar Cross. 
With thanks to Estate owner, Simon Usher and Savills, who undertake Estate and woodland management at Dunglass, the field day will offer a valuable opportunity to discuss the following topics:-  
Long terms forest management; forest plans; recreation & public access; competing land uses; sporting; Low Impact Silviculture; deer management; thinning and clear felling; climate change resilience; pests and diseases; timber transport and woodland creation.  
Please bring a packed lunch and outdoor clothing for the day. 
Please advise in advance if you have any special access requirements. 
To visit the Dunglass Estate Website, click here.
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