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Tree health - pests & diseases - RFS training course

Course 6

Tree Health - pests & diseases 

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Date: Friday, 6 April 2018

Instructor: Adam Sharman

Location:  Hockeridge & Pancake Woods and The Old School, Ashley Green, Bucks

About: This course is designed to provide delegates with the skills and understanding to identify the common tree pests and diseases in the UK and to provide options and discussion on ways we can mitigate damage against them.  The day will be split in two, with the morning session covering the theory portion including presentations and discussion,.  The afternoon will be practical session in Hockeridge and Pancake woods where the RFS has over 50 specimen trees and a diverse range of commercial conifer and broadleaf stands. The wood is 74ha in the Chilterns on the Bucks / Herts county boundary. The woods are ancient but have been replanted since the 1950s.

Duration: 10.00am to 4.00pm 

Price: £55.00 (RFS members) or £65.00 (non RFS members)

Note: Course attendees are advised to bring packed lunches as lunch is not provided.