Discover the Wondrous World of Woodlots: A Must Attend Event for Forest and Woodland Enthusiasts

Discover the Wondrous World of Woodlots: A Must-Attend Event for Forest and Woodland Enthusiasts

Tuesday 19th September 7.30pm (6.30pm UTC) – Online A special webinar for anyone curious about small-scale forest leases, both landowners and those intrigued by the prospect of managing woodlands. “The Wondrous World of Woodlots.” – scheduled for Tuesday, September 19th, at 7:30 pm, this virtual gathering promises to provide valuable insights into woodlots and the potential for expanding opportunities for woodlotting in Scotland.

The event will feature esteemed guest speakers, including Tom Bradley from B.C. Woodlots, Anna Austen, and Andy Brown from Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. Whether you are already immersed in woodland management or simply “Woodlot Curious,” this event offers something for everyone passionate about sustainable land practices and forestry.

Tom Bradley, a Canadian woodlotter, will take attendees on a captivating journey through the past, present, and future of woodlots in British Columbia. Considering his extensive experience, Tom stated, “The history of woodlots and forest management in B.C. over the last 20 years has been a wild ride. Unprecedented insect infestations, huge wildfires, wholesale changes in government regulation, and the move from paper to digital all happened. And climate change hovers over the entire affair like a dark cloud. The program we signed up for 23 years left the building a long time ago. We live in interesting times!” His presentation promises to shed light on the challenges and innovations within the woodlot industry, especially in the face of environmental changes.

Additionally, the event will provide attendees with invaluable insights into how woodlots function within a Scottish context. Anna Austen, representing Caerlaverock Estate, and Andy Brown, a woodlotter and director of Scottish Woodlots, will share their experiences and knowledge. These insights will showcase the unique aspects of woodlots in the Scottish landscape, offering diverse perspectives on sustainable land management.

An interactive Q&A session will follow the presentations, allowing participants to engage with the speakers and delve deeper into the opportunities the woodlot management model presents. This event will emphasize how woodlots can foster integration between forestry practices and local communities, addressing the crucial role woodlots play in sustainable land management.

To reserve your spot at this enlightening event and explore the remarkable world of woodlots, register now at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-wondrous-world-of-woodlots-tickets693950995107?aff=oddtdtcreator

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