Monthly Themes

Every month Tilhill Forestry will be bringing you a new theme focusing around the value that we bring to the forestry and harvesting industry.

We hope you find all our information useful and interesting.



09 October 2018

Remote Timber- The Challenge

Harvesting Technicalities - Timber Challenges Duncan Mackinnon, Tilhill Forestry's Wood Energy & Development Manager, tells of the challenges that harvesting trees in remote areas of Scotland can present. There can be bodies of water to contend with and fragile roads that are unsuitable for large vehicles. This means that removing timber...


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04 October 2018

Update on use of technology

Harvesting Technicalities - Technology Update on Use of Technology Jamie Adcock joined our Central Scotland District office based in Dunblane in July 2016, having completed the BSc Honours Forestry course at Bangor University. He had previously worked for five years as a ski instructor in Banff, Canada, and Wanaka, New Zealand, and so...


01 October 2018

Unlocking the Hidden Value of Harvester Data

Harvesting Technicalities - Technology The modern forest harvesting machine is now capable of collecting a wealth of important production data. In an exciting advance in forestry technology, this data is now being turned into valuable new information thanks to a unique analytics platform developed by Treemetrics Ltd. A number of Tilhill Forestry...


30 September 2018

Species Choice in a Changing Climate

Hugh Davies, Forest Manager in South East of England talks species choice in a changing climate... With the extremely hot summer we have all just experienced in the UK and the very wet winter we experienced beforehand, it is becoming more and more evident that climate change is a reality even...


28 September 2018

Species Choice - Broadening Trials

Luke Cross, Assistant Forest Manager in North Wales talks Sitka and Species. Species choice is continually broadening with trials taking place to increase species choice and improve the species we already utilise.  When reviewing a site the environment can give you many details on species suitability. So we start by looking at...

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