The Deer Initiative

Visit us at the Royal Welsh Show 2019

News

Published date: 16/07/2019

Come and visit us on the Confor stand (FOR730) next week at the Royal Welsh Show. There will be plenty happening on the stand!

Monday: Landowner focus 

11.45 -12.45 – Landowner one-stop, the helpful forestry update

  • Landowner & Agent Update – Gillian Clarke FISA
  • Managing Deer and Cooking with Venison  – Patrick Faulkner The Deer Initiative
  • Ash Dieback, the needs to know for practical management – Graham Taylor Prior & Rickett

Tuesday: Future foresters

10.45-11.45 – Forestry growing hope to the Climate Emergency and land use change

  • The forest, timber solutions to political problems – Anthony Geddes Confor
  • The potential for expansion of Welsh forestry - Prof John Healey (Bangor University)
  • Housing fit for a climate emergency: Whole life carbon thinking, Eilidh Forster

12-1.30 – Future foresters

Finding a future in forestry, chaired by Toby Allen from Say it with wood: 

  • Forest Apprentice Pilot Scheme – Tracey Jones & Katie Court
  • Future steps into forestry – Jemima LettsTree Sparks
  • Helping business fund training – Anne Hughes, Focus on Forestry First
  • Working in the industry a growing perspective - Tilhill Graduate Scheme

2.00 -2.20 – Modern Methods of Construction Action Plan

  • Becoming a high value forest nation - Wood Knowledge Wales & Confor

2.45-3.30 – Forestry awards

The return of the Forestry Presentation, awards for outstanding forestry and foresters.

Wednesday: Focus on Farming

11.45 - 12.45 – Focus on Farming, Forestry and Agriculture more than 1 + 1 

  • Where forestry fits on farm – Andrew Sowerby, Prior & Rickett
  • Think global, plant local – Andrew Heald, Confor
  • Effective deer control on farm – Lee Oliver, Deer Initiative

By using this site, you agree we can set and use cookies. For more details of these cookies and how to disable them, see our cookies policy