CCFG Event
Date: 23rd-26th June, 2016

Location: Hosted in Stirling, Scotland by CCFG

Description: 49 delegates from all across Europe enjoyed three days in Scotland visiting forests around Aberfoyle, Native Pinewoods in the Spey Valley and Craigvinean and Faskally Forests. The report from Pro Silva is now available.

CCFG Event
Date: Thursday 2 June, 2016

Location: The Weasenham Estate & Sennowe Park, Norfolk

Description: The 2016 England Field Visit was held on Thursday the 2nd of June 2016 in Norfolk. The morning was spent at Weasenham Estate courtesy of Toby Coke and the afternoon was at Sennowe Park courtesy of Tom Cook with picnic lunch at Sennowe Park. An extract of a case study produced by Scott Wilson has been kindly provided to give some initial insights. A report will be made available in due course.

CCFG Event
Date: Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Location: Ffrwdgrech Estate and the wider USK courtesy of Pryor and Rickett Silviculture

Description: The 2015 Wales meeting was held at Ffrwdgrech Estate which has been owned by the Evans family for over 100 years. The day was led by Ian Barrington of Pryor and Rickett Silviculture. Ian took over the management of the Estate from the late Talis Kalnars in 2005 and has continued to apply similar management techniques since then. Reports will be available in due course.

CCFG Event
Date: Thursday 24 September, 2015

Location: Novar Estate

Description: The 2015 Scotland meeting was held on Thursday September 24th at Novar Estate. The day was led by Ronald Munro Ferguson and Cameron Ross and attended by 50 delegates. A report will be made available in due course.

CCFG Event
Date: 2015


Description: These two day courses, offered by SelectFor Ltd, provide an in-depth introduction to the theory and practical application of irregular silviculture in coniferous and broadleaved stands with the emphasis on lowland forests. The courses are designed for 14 trainees and will be led by Andy Poore and David Pengelly. The two day course costs £330+VAT per person. For further details see the attached flyer or contact David Pengelly.

CCFG Event
Date: Thursday 4 June, 2015

Location: The New Forest

Description: The 2015 England meeting was held on Thursday June 4th in the New Forest. The day was led by Dr Jens Haufe the Forestry Commission’s principal trainer, with added input from Dr Gary Kerr of Forest Research. Please read the report of the Field Visit produced by Neil Chamberlain with photography supplied by Ted Wilson.

CCFG Event
Date: Wed 15 October, 9.30 – 4.00 pm

Location: Clocaenog Forest, Denbigh, North Wales

Description: We shall be looking at a range of issues, including diversification through underplanting, restructuring after catastrophic wind damage and PAWS regeneration. For more information see programme.