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14 December 2018

The Next Generation

A Tilhill Forestry Blog by Assistant Forest Manager Hannah Richardson At the ripe old age of 23, I am hopefully at the beginning of my career in forestry and, I guess you could say, part of the future of the forest industry. Within Tilhill Forestry we are lucky to have a vast...

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Money Grows on Trees event with Soil Association Scotland Come and find out what trees can do for your farm business. This practical day includes a visit to an FSC® certified forest and Mosstodloch sawmill with a talk from our Certification & Assurance Manager Ewan McIntosh. https://buff.ly/2TM8agW...

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13 November 2018

The Environment Matters

by Forest Manager Byron Braithwaite I have been working at Tilhill Forestry for a few years now and it is clear that building knowledge, understanding and professional ability through practical and theoretical training is high on the agenda. To coincide with the ‘Environment Matters’ theme this month, I want to highlight some...

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29 October 2018

Fantastic Fungi

Fantastic Fungi I thought in this blog I would talk about some of the vast array of fungi that emerge out of the leaf litter at this time of year. Whilst not a big part of my role as a forester, the knowledge base of the fungi in our forests and their...

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15 October 2018

Should Nature Work For Us? - Birdfair Debate

I was recently asked to participate as a panellist in a debate titled “Next Generation: Should Nature Work For Us?” at the Birdfair conservation show in the Midlands. The Birdfair show is the World’s largest wildlife event, based at the beautiful Rutland Water Nature Reserve. Celebrities such as Bill Oddie,...

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15 September 2018

For life as a graduate the learning is never over

Since my last blog the rain has returned but accompanied by continued uncharacteristically muggy temperatures, ensuring our winter jumpers are still firmly in hiding! After struggling to get all our trees into the ground during the dry spell we are now gladly past the planting, with the trees grateful for a quench...

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