Productivity, Collaboration and Innovation

GiB week

A CONFERENCE ON WOODLAND MANAGEMENT FOR LANDOWNERS ORGANISED BY THE CLA, FORESTRY COMMISSION AND GROWN IN BRITAIN

Thursday 11 October 2018 8.30am – 3.30pm

The Owners Club, Newbury Racecourse, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 7NZ

The CLA has pleasure in inviting you to the second of our annual one-day conferences, which takes place in Grown in Britain week, providing informative, practical advice on woodland management for landowners and farmers. The theme for this year is ‘productivity, collaboration and innovation’, including presentations on market opportunities, funding options, supply chains, future proofing and tree health. We will also have a technology hub, featuring the latest innovations available to woodland owners and managers.

To Book: https://portal.clahosting.org.uk/MY-CLA/Events/Event-Details/eventDateId/3088

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Forestry Advisory Consortium

FACE is a group of forestry organisations and advisors who have come together to provide specialist support to forest and timber supply chain businesses which are considering investment in new facilities and equipment. It consists of the Community Forest Trust, Cumbria Woodlands, Kent Downs AONB, Martin Glynn FICFor, Northwoods, Rural Development Initiatives, Small Woods Association, Silvanus Trust, Sylva Foundation, Woodnet and Yorwoods. Together they advise on business planning, marketing, financial forecasting, grant applications and technical issues.

 

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A Training Resource for Traditional Timber Building

Trawcoe

Woodnet have completed a partnership project with architects, carpenters and woodwork trainers to support carpentry vocational skills training.

Supported by the Leonardo Lifelong Learning Programme Woodnet participants visited several European countries to discover the differences, and many similarities in timber construction and wood decoration.

The background to this research is available at www.trawcoe.com  and this web portal also provides a link to a 3D models exploring many of the structures, ranging from a barn in Kent to a Latvian windmill, a Romanian church and a French farmhouse.

 
 
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