20 May 05 - Forestry and Rural Development



Northern Rural Network Seminar
Friday, 20 May 2005

Forestry and Rural Development
Guest Hall, Alnwick Castle

 

09.15
Registration and Coffee


09.45
Welcome and opening remarks
Duke of Northumberland & Lord Clark Chair, Forestry Commission


10.00

National and regional policy context
Brendan Callaghan, Conservator, Forestry Commission


10.15

Adding value in forestry: large scale opportunities
Robert Wilson, Jaakko Poyry


10.45

Adding value in forestry: small scale opportunities
Eoin Cox, Woodschool


Discussion and Refreshments


12.00
Showcase of woodland initiatives in the north
Neville Elstone, Cumbria Woodlands, Neil Harrison, Northwoods, Will Richardson, Yorwoods


12.30
Panel discussion of market prospects and supply opportunities for traditional estates
and small woodland owners
Lord Clark


13.00
Lunch


14.00

Site visits to Hulne Park Sawmill and Lee Moor Farm


16.00

Return and Depart

 

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