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CCFG Event
Welcome to the thirtieth issue of the Continuous Cover Forestry Group Newsletter, containing details on the visit to Glenmore as well as a review of the CCFG conference on Understanding Daylight, written by Rodney Helliwell.




Contents:

  1. Visit to Ramscoat Wood, Buckinghamshire – Rik Pakenham
  2. Field Meeting at Coed Bryn Arau Duon – Owen Davies
  3. Visit to Glenmore – Colin Edwards and David Jardine
  4. A review of the CCFG conference on Understanding Daylight – Rodney Helliwell
  5. Amounts of Photosynthetically Active Light under different cloud conditions – Rodney Helliwell
  6. ProSilva 20th anniversary in Slovenia – Phil Morgan
  7. and more …….

  8. Download: CCFG Newsletter 30 (2.0 MB )


CCFG Event
Welcome to the twenty-nineth issue of the Continuous Cover Forestry Group Newsletter, containing a report by Gary Kerr on silvicultural systems for tomorrow.





Contents:

  1. Silvicultural systems for tomorrow by Gary Kerr
  2. Continuous cover forestry at Drumlanrig Estate, Dumfriesshire by Colin Edwards
  3. Continuous cover forestry at the Duchy of Cornwall’s Hereford Estate by Victoria Stokes
  4. Artificial regeneration of continuous cover forests in the Chilterns by Rik Pakenham
  5. Continuous cover forestry: a personal view by Esmond Harris
  6. News of other CCF events
  7. Recent publications and web sites of interest and more ….

  8. Download: CCFG Newsletter 29 (6.0 MB )


CCFG Event
Welcome to the twenty-eighth issue of the Continuous Cover Forestry Group Newsletter, containing a detailed discussion on factors affected by daylight in woodlands.





Contents:

  1. Daylight in woodlands by Rodney Helliwell
  2. Multiple use of forests: the ProSilva approach produces best results in Boreal forests by Erkki Lahde
  3. “But is it science?” A day with the CCFG at Stourhead (Western) Estate, Wiltshire by Anna Lawrence
  4. From woodland to workshop by Sharon Rodhouse
  5. ProSilva Congress, Germany (photo-essay)
  6. CCFG Events and reports
  7. Recent publications and web sites of interest
  8. and more …

  9. Download: CCFG Newsletter 28 (5.0 MB )


CCFG Event
Welcome to the twenty-seventh issue of the Continuous Cover Forestry Group Newsletter, containing information on continuous cover forestry at Clocaenog Forest in North Wales.




Contents:

  1. Opportunities for the use of new computer visualization techniques in support of CCF transformation by Scott McG Wilson
  2. Watershed Woodlands: The rise of continuous cover forestry at Thirlmere Reservoir, Cumbria by Sharon Rodhouse
  3. Continuous cover forestry at Clocaenog Forest, North Wales by Rodney Helliwell
  4. Continuous cover forestry in New Zealand by Mark Yorke
  5. Commentary: Does terminology matter? by Jim Ralph
  6. News of CCFG events (2008 Technical Programme)
  7. News of other CCF events
  8. Recent publications and web sites of interest
  9. and more …

  10. Download: CCFG Newsletter 27 (4.0 MB )


CCFG Event
Welcome to the twenty-sixth issue of the Continuous Cover Forestry Group Newsletter, containing information on The Tyfiant Coed Project by Sharon Rodhouse as well as details on the Pro Silva visit to Mount Callan.




Contents:

  1. Sticking Your Head Out – the Social Status of Trees and Wind Risk, by Jens Haufe
  2. Towards a Consistent Terminology for CCF, by Mark Yorke
  3. The Tyfiant Coed Project, by Sharon Rodhouse
  4. Anagach and Curr Woods, by Colin Edwards
  5. ProSilva Ireland Visit to Mount Callan, by Andy Poore
  6. ProSilva Europe Meeting in Ireland, by Andy Poore
  7. News of CCFG events
  8. News of other CCF events
  9. Recent publications and web sites of interest
  10. and more …

  11. Download: CCFG Newsletter 26 (780 KB )


CCFG Event
Welcome to the twenty-fifth issue of the Continuous Cover Forestry Group Newsletter. This issue contains information on the transformation thinning in Continuous Cover Forestry by Mike Seville as well as a report on the Croatia Pro Silva Conference.



Contents:

  1. Continuous Cover Management of Oak and Ash Dominated Stands in the Lowland – Andy Poore
  2. Pro Silva Conference: Croatia 2005 – Mike Seville & Rik Pakenham
  3. Long Term Ecological Change in British Woodland (1971-2003) – English Nature & Partners
  4. Ancient Woodland and Planning Policy Statement – Phillip Wilson
  5. Transformation thinning in Continuous Cover Forestry – Mike Seville
  6. Transformation thinning to achieve CCF: An alternative viewpoint- Mark Yorke
  7. Study Tour Report: Switzerland 2005 – Sharon Rodhouse

  8. Download: CCFG Newsletter 25 (760 KB )


CCFG Event
Welcome to the twenty-fourth issue of the Continuous Cover Forestry Group Newsletter, this issue discusses the Denmark study tour as well as the Alsace 2005 Pro Silva meeting.




Contents:

  1. Denmark Study Tour – Rik Pakenham, Andy Poore & John Everard
  2. John Niles Memorial Planting – John Brown
  3. Austria 2003 Study Tour – Ian Barrington, Mike Chapman, Paul Schofield & Ilia Osepashvili
  4. Alsace 2005 Pro Silva Meeting – Mike Seville
  5. Member Questionnaire – Mark Yorke
  6. Obituary: Talis Kalnars – Philippe Morgan
  7. Food For Thought – Mike Seville

  8. Download: CCFG Newsletter 24 (640 KB )


CCFG Event
Welcome to the twenty-third issue of the Continuous Cover Forestry Group Newsletter, this issue welcomes the new Chairman and covers the “cost” of transforming even-aged coniferous stands to continuous cover.




Contents:

  1. Editorial: CCFG welcomes new Chairman
  2. Future activities and meetings 2004-05
  3. CCFG Workshops
  4. Remembering John Niles
  5. The “cost” of transformation
  6. A short note on light measurement
  7. Selling CCF to your client
  8. Target diameter felling
  9. Visit to Islay 24-25 April 2003
  10. Visit to Ffrwdgrech Estate, Brecon
  11. Book review: Managing continuous cover forests
  12. Certificate in Continuous Cover Silviculture
  13. CCFG Annual Report 2002-03
  14. Principles of the continuous cover approach
  15. CCFG contacts
  16. Booking form for Melbury visit

Download: CCFG Newsletter 23 (11.0 MB )


CCFG Event
Welcome to the twenty-second issue of the Continuous Cover Forestry Group Newsletter, discussing future activities and a report on the CCFG study tour to Annecy and CCFG’s visit to Canada.




Contents:

  1. Future Activities
  2. Meeting at Whinfell, Cumbria
  3. Meeting at Wakehurst, Sussex
  4. Thoughts on a return visit to Sweden
  5. CCFG Study Tour to Annecy 2002
  6. CCFG visit to Cananda 2002
  7. Report on meeting at Ridges Wood
  8. Membership News
  9. Principles of the continuous cover approach
  10. CCFG Contacts
  11. Booking form for Ffrwdrwch/Clocaenog
  12. Booking form for Whinfell, Cumbria
  13. Booking form for Wakehurst, Sussex
  14. Membership application form

Download: CCFG Newsletter 22 (9.0 MB )


CCFG Event
Welcome to the twenty first issue of the Continuous Cover Forestry Group Newsletter, discussing future activities and reports of previously held meetings and visits.





Contents:

  • Editorial: New blood required
  • Future activities and meetings
  • Report of CCFG 10th Anniversary Meeting: Stand Dynamics of conversion to continuous cover 8-9 May 2002
    • Introduction to field visits
    • Rushmore Estate
    • Stourhead (Western) Estate
    • Colour photos of stands
  • Report of the University of Bangor Continuous Cover Forestry Study Tour to Germany: 18-22 March 2002
  • Report of the workshop on site and light assessment for natural regeneration: 9 July 2002
  • Review of the 2000 Pro Silva Congress report
  • Membership report
  • Principles of the continuous cover approach
  • CCFG contacts
  • Membership renewal form

Download: CCFG Newsletter 21 (11.9 MB )