Woodland Trust Ancient Woodland Restoration 25th October 2014

October 3, 2014

The Woodland Trust, in association with the Doncaster Naturalist Society and Doncaster MBC, invite you to an information exchange seminar about ancient woodland restoration in practice.  The event will start at The Stables, St Mary’s Church Hall, Sprotbrough, DN5 7RH at 9.30am.   

If you would like more information about this training opportunity or to book please contact Robin Ridley at robinridley@woodlandtrust.org.uk  

Mature coppice

 This is a great learning and networking opportunity for owners and managers of  ancient woodland, particularly where native broadleaves have been replaced by non-native  conifer species.  The workshop will also be of interest to owners of ancient woodland that  may have problems with invasive species such as rhododendron, laurel or Himalayan  balsam.    

 After a morning presentation and discussions there will be a site visit to a local   ancient woodland with semi-natural and non-native species stands.  It is designated as a  Plantation on Ancient Woodland Site (PAWS).  The event is free and aimed  at woodland owners and professionals.  Places will be allocated on a first come, first served  basis.

Please wear suitable outdoor wear for the site visit.  Buffet lunch is included.  The event will finish at 3.00pm.


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