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20 June 2019

ICF Harvesting and Marketing Study Tour

Institute of Chartered Foresters Harvesting and Marketing Study Tour by Shona Smyth, Harvesting Contracts Manager, South Wales With the recent Harvesting and Marketing Study Tour being the first tour of its kind for the Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF), I thought I’d share the highlights of the event with all of...


Peter Whitfield, Tilhill Forestry Business Development Director is attending the Forestry Expo today capturing the impressive Tigercat clambunk skidder and a John Deere harvester. He says "There are more machines in a couple of hectares than has ever been witnessed before."...


17 June 2019

Future Trees Trust Supporter's Day 2019

The Future Trees Trust held a Supporters’ Day which saw the launch of the publication of ‘A Strategy for UK Forest Genetic Resources: protecting the UK’s unique diversity of trees and shrubs’ by Clare Trivedi, Conservation Partnership Coordinator at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Ash Research Strategy, launched by...


10 June 2019

Mindful Men, in the Woods

by Assistant Forest Manager, Rob Coltman In this blog I’d like to talk about Men’s Health Week (which runs this week from 10th- 16th of June) in the context of mental health and forestry, and how I feel the industry is in a good position to promote mental health to its...


13 May 2019

Forestry, an a-typical recruit!

This is the first blog in a series of six that I have been asked to write. I intend to use this edition to give a little insight into myself and my past. My Name is Jay Li Sanderson. I started work with Tilhill Forestry as an Assistant Forest Manager...


02 May 2019

Forestry? As a Career?

”Take three months to find your feet”. This was the first instruction I received upon embarking on my career as an Assistant Forest Manager, almost a year ago. It all seemed so simple! However, since then I’ve been introduced to UKWAS standards, LPID registrations, ARC Maps, Gazelle dosage rates, Goshawk exclusion...

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