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Welcome to the fortieth issue of the Continuous Cover Forestry Group Newsletter, containing Bill Mason’s Chairs’ report, details of previous CCFG site visits and information on future events.

 

 

Contents:

  1. Chairs Report – Bill Mason
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  2. England Visit to North Cumbria – Gareth Browning
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  3. CCFG Foreign Study Tour to Italy – Guy Bennet, David Cracknell, Rob Coventry, Sergei Kositzki, Rupert Bentley-Walls, Jon Tompson, Bill Mason
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  4. CCF at Clocaenog – Dave Williams
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  5. CCF Tips – Gareth Browning
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  6. Transformation of Faskally – Andrew Cameron
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  7. Strip Shelterwood Systems – Jens Haufe
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  8. CCF and Certification – John Tewson
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  9. CCFG Events 2019
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  10. Committee Members 2019
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  11. Welcome to New Members
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CCFG Event

Welcome to the thirty-ninth issue of the Continuous Cover Forestry Group Newsletter, containing Bill Mason’s Chairs’ report, details of previous CCFG site visits and information on future events.

 

 

Contents:

  1. Chairs Report – Bill Mason
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  2. England Visit to Wykeham – Olly Fielden
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  3. England Visit to Tavistock – Jonathan Tompson
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  4. Scotland Visit to Glen Tanar – Hester Robertson & Claire Wightman
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  5. Wales Visit to Coed Nant yr Eira – Graham Gill
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  6. ProSilva AGM Germany, June 2018 – Bill Mason & Owen Davies
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  7. Pro Silva Ireland study tour to France, September 2018 – Jonathan Tompson & Nick Hill
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  8. CCF in Finland – Sauli Valkonen
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  9. CCF in North East China – Qiaoling YAN, Jiaojun ZHU
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  10. CCFG Commentary on Scotland’s Forestry Strategy – CCFG
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  11. CCFG Events 2019
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  12. Bits and Pieces
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  13. Committee Members 2019
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  14. Welcome to New Members
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CCFG Event

Welcome to the thirty-eighth issue of the Continuous Cover Forestry Group Newsletter, containing Bill Mason’s Chair’s report, details of previous CCFG site visits and information on future events.

 


Contents:

  1. Chair’s Report – Bill Mason
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  2. England Visit & BES Seminar at Rushmore – Tom Haynes
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  3. Scotland Visit to Eildon Estate – Francis Hepburne-Scott
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  4. Wales Visit to Coed Llandegla – Adam Thorogood
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  5. Pro Silva AGM Romania – Dr Scott McG. Wilson
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  6. CCFG Foreign Study Tour to Denmark – various
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  7. Pro Silva Ireland visit to Wales – Jonathan Tompson & Nick Hill
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  8. CCF in Sweden – Lars Drössler
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  9. TranSSFor CCF Ireland – Ted Wilson
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  10. CCFG’s Response to Kevin O’Hara’s article – Bill Mason
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  11. Retiring England Co-ordinator – Rik Pakenham
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  12. New England Co-ordinator – John Tewson
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  13. Rodney Helliwell (1940-2018) – Ted Wilson & Philippe Morgan
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  14. CCFG Events 2018 
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  15. Bits and Pieces
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  16. Committee Members 2018
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  17. Welcome to New Members
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CCFG Event
Welcome to the thirty-seventh issue of the Continuous Cover Forestry Group Newsletter, containing Bill Mason’s Chairman’s report, details on previous CCFG site visits and information on future events.




Contents:

  1. Chairman’s Report – Bill Mason
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  2. England Visit to Norfolk – Neil Chamberlain
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  3. Scotland Visit to Glenbranter – Victoria Stokes
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  4. Wales Visit to Bryn Arau Duon & CCFG’s 25th – Owen Davies
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  5. CCFG’s 25th Anniversary Event – Dainis Dauksta
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  6. BioWild Project – Stefan Schneider
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  7. ProSilva Member View of Scottish Woods – Eckhart Senitza
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  8. Irregular Silviculture Network – Phil Morgan & Andy Poore
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  9. Woodland Trust at Rheidol Valley – Laura Shewring
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  10. CCF in Pacific North West USA – Bob Deal
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  11. CCFG Events 2017
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  12. Bits and Pieces
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  13. Committee Members 2017
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  14. Welcome to New Members
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Welcome to the thirty-sixth issue of the Continuous Cover Forestry Group Newsletter, documenting previous visits to New Forest, the Novar Estate and Ffrwdgrech, as well as a report on “CCF and the New Grant Schemes.”




Contents:

  1. Chairman’s Report – Bill Mason
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  2. 25 Years of CCFG – Rodney Helliwell
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  3. CCF and the New Grant Schemes – Sam Brown & Rik Pakenham
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  4. Study Tour to Poland – Glen Harding & Martin Price
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  5. Pro Silva Annual Meeting, Czech Republic – Bill Mason
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  6. England Visit to New Forest – Neil Chamberlain
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  7. Scotland Visit to Novar Estate – John Risby & Dr Scott McG Wilson
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  8. Wales Visit to Ffrwdgrech – Steve Cresswell & Martin Price
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  9. CCF Skills in Britain – Jens Haufe
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  10. Pro Silva Forestry – Phil Morgan
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  11. Review of Thirty Years in Wilderness Woods – Bill Mason
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  12. Review of Ugly Deeside – Dr Scott McG Wilson
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  13. Introduction to Chris Tracey
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  14. Introduction to Owen Davies
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  15. CCFG Events 2016
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  16. Bits and Pieces
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  17. Committee Members 2016
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  18. Welcome to New Members
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Welcome to the thirty-fifth issue of the Continuous Cover Forestry Group Newsletter. This issue includes a report by John Calladine, “A Study of Breeding Birds in Continuous Cover” as well as information on previous CCFG visits.




Contents:

  1. Chairman’s Report – Bill Mason
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  2. A Study of Breeding Birds in Continuous Cover – John Calladine
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  3. Naturally Regenerated Sitka Spruce – Dr Andrew Cameron
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  4. Future Concepts in Uneven-Aged Silviculture – Gary Kerr
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  5. Transformation to Continuous Cover Forestry in Ireland – Lucie Vitkova
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  6. Pro Silva Annual Meeting – Switzerland – Bill Mason
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  7. England Visit to Miterdale and Blengdale – Tanya Gato
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  8. Scotland Visit to Blair Atholl and Faskally – Chris Little and James Hand
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  9. Wales Visit to Clocaenog Forest – Nick Hill and James Walmsley
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  10. Introduction to New Administrator
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  11. Events 2015
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  12. Obituary for Hans Hoefle – Christopher Johannes Guest
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  13. Bits and Pieces
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  14. Committee Members 2015
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  15. New Members
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CCFG Event
Welcome to the thirty-fourth issue of the Continuous Cover Forestry Group Newsletter. This issue reviews the transformation study at Faskally Forest, Perthire after 60 years of developing a sustainable irregular structure as well as reports on the CCFG site visits.



Contents:

  1. Chairman’s Report – Bill Mason
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  2. Events 2014
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  3. Transformation study at Faskally Forest, Perthshire: 60 years of developing a sustainable irregular structure – Andrew Cameron
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  4. Site visit to Cranborne Estate, Dorset – Glen Harding
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  5. Site visit to Corrour Estate, Locharber – Chris Nixon
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  6. Site visit to Bodnant Estate, Colwyn Bay – Martin Price
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  7. Pro Silva visit to Greece – Bill Mason
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  8. Review of the FC/CCF Training Day – Glen Harding
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  9. Books – Woodland Management – a practical guide, 2nd edition, by Chris Starr (Reviewed by Bill Mason); Continuous Cover Management of Woodlands: A brief introduction, by Rodney Helliwell; The Silviculture of Trees Used in British Forestry, 2nd edition, by Peter Savill
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  10. Bits and Pieces
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CCFG Event
Welcome to the thirty-third issue of the Continuous Cover Forestry Group Newsletter. This year we are publishing the newsletter as a series of separate pdfs. We hope it will make it easier for you to dip in and out of the newsletter and pick out articles of particular interest. It will also enable us to include more and better quality images without ending up with a large, unwieldy document.


Contents:

  1. Contents Page
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  2. Chairman’s report – Bill Mason
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  3. Events – CCFG 2013 AGM and site visits – plans for a CCFG conference on monitoring/resilient woodlands in 2014 – Selectfor CCF training days, Autumn 2013 – other events.
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  4. Oak woods of the Sarthe Region of France – a review of the 2012 Pro Silva conference and site visits – Martin Price and James Walmsley
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  5. News from Pro Silva, and Phil Morgan’s recent speech to the AFI – at their conference in Burgundy in November 2012, as incoming president of Pro Silva and vice president of the AFI (Association Futaie Irrégulière)
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  6. Continuous Cover Forestry in Burgundy – a report on the AFI (Association Futaie Irrégulière) conference and field exercise using the marteloscope, November 2012 (Phil Roe)
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  7. The Marteloscope – a briefing note on the martelosope as a training aid to improve marking skills in continuous cover silviculture (Andy Poore)
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  8. Horse Extraction in CCF – using horse extraction to accumulate produce for onward movement by mechanised forwarder can benefit low impact woodland areas (Billy Anderson and Duncan Ireland)
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  9. Site visit to Morton Hall and Thoresby Estate – Sebastian Austin
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  10. Site visit to Cawdor and Darnaway Estates – Colin Edwards and Yvonne Greive
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  11. Site visit to Cwm Berwyn – Claire Wightman
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  12. Obituary to a Great European Forester – Brice de Turckheim, founding member and the first President of Pro Silva Europe.
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  13. Bits and Pieces – small news items -work experience/summer placement required – review of adoption of alternative silvicultural systems in GB – wood storage art – welcome to new members – CCFG Committee members.
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CCFG Event
Welcome to the thirty-second issue of the Continuous Cover Forestry Group Newsletter, containing a report by Lucie Vitkova on Low Impace Silvicultural Systems in Ireland as well as a review of the site visits to North Cumbria, Glentress Forest Trial Area.



Contents:

  1. Chairman’s Report – Phil Morgan
  2. Use of Continuous Cover Forestry Techniques for Tree Species Diversification – Scott McG Wilson
  3. Low Impace Silvicultural Systems in Ireland – Lucie Vitkova
  4. Spanish Black Pine Regeneration in Forests in Mediterranean Mountain Areas – Manuel Estaban Lucas-Borja
  5. Review of 2011 Site Visits to North Cumbria, Glentress Forest Trial Area nr. Peebles, and Mostyn Estate, Flintshire.

  6. Download: CCFG Newsletter 32 (3.0 MB )


CCFG Event
Welcome to the thirty-first issue of the Continuous Cover Forestry Group Newsletter, containing a detailed discussion on the factors affected by the quality of light in woodlands as well as a review of both the CCFG’s Timber Harvesting workshop and the visit to Romania.



Contents:

  1. ‘This cut could cost money” – Phil Morgan gives his views on recent proposals to sell off the English state forests
  2. ‘The Marteloscope: a training aid for ccf management’ – Andy Poore
  3. Quality of Light in Woodlands – Rodney Helliwell
  4. Review of the CCFG Timber Harvesting Workshop – Duncan Ireland
  5. Reviews of the CCFG visit to Romania – Claire Wightman and Saskia Wischnewski
  6. Reviews of 2010 site visits to Wakefield Lodge, Beecraigs Country Park and Callendar Woods and Edistone, Coed Caeau-gwynedd.

  7. Download: CCFG Newsletter 31 (2.0 MB )