The implications of Red band needle blight on forestry practice in Scotland
Red band needle blight now appears to be present in most parts of Scotland on our principal pine species. It has recently been detected at some nurseries in Scotland and pine stock known to be infected at those sites will be destroyed under Statutory Notices issued by the Forestry Commission.
The Future of Forestry Support from 2014
This is your chance to help shape the future of grant support for
forestry in the next round of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
the request of Forestry Commission Scotland, ConFor is organising three
regional meetings to allow everyone in the sector to discuss what
support measures are required from 2014 on, and how they should be
delivered. The meetings will begin at 7pm and last until 9pm, and are
Tuesday 23rd March – Perth – Dewars Centre
Tuesday 30th March – Inverness – Drumossie Hotel
Thursday 1st April – Lockerbie – Dryfesdale hotel
Coffee/tea & biscuits will be available from 6.30pm.