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Managing Estate Woodland (evening lecture) Brooke Weston Academy - Midlands

  • Venue: Brooke Weston Academy, Corby, Northants, NN18 8LA.  
  • Date: Evening of 4th February 2020

Overview:  An evening lecture delivered by John Leigh-Pemberton of Torry Hill Estate, Torry Hill Fencing and Chair of the Trustees of the Future Trees Trust.  John will take us through the experience of managing the family estate woodlands, running a chestnut fencing suppliers business and his work to champion sweet chestnut through the Future Trees Trust.

For more information and to book your place on the visit, please contact your local Honorary Secretary Cheryl Lundberg on


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Most all-day meetings start at around 10:00 and end at around 16:00, but please check precise details with the Local Honorary Secretary.

RFS meetings take place out in the woods in all weathers. Appropriate footwear and clothing should be worn. Please be aware of your health and safety at all times. Do not take risks that could put you or others in danger. Do not attempt to do anything that you do not feel confident about. Please follow instructions.

RFS members are welcome to attend events in any Division.