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.



27 September 2018

200 Years of Douglas Fir

Quality Throughout: Species Choice by Assistant Forest Manager Rob Coltman Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) is a conifer species from the Pacific north-west of North America. The species was introduced to the UK in 1827 by renowned Scottish botanist David Douglas – for whom the species is named. Interestingly, the menziesii was...


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21 September 2018

Mini Q&A with District Manager & ICF President David Edwards

Quality Throughout: proven Professionals David Edwards is Tilhill Forestry's District Manager for Wales & Marches having joined Tilhill Forestry in 2003. We spoke to David as a long-standing Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Foresters and their elected President. Q. How long have you been an ICF member? A. I have been a...


20 September 2018

Wainwrights - Proven Professionals

Quality Throughout - proven Professionals Working in Partnership Tilhill Forestry relies on a network of trusted and reliable contractors who partner with our Forest Managers to deliver the high standard of work our customers expect. Some of our contractors have worked with Tilhill for decades which means they fully understand what is expected,...


19 September 2018

Forest Science- Q&A with Tilhill's Business Development Director Peter Whitfield

Quality Throughout - Proven Professionals We caught up with Peter Whitfield our Business Development Director to find out what committees he is part of and what expertise he brings to their table. Q. Explain what forest industry related panels/committees you give your time to. A. I am a member of the following: The Forestry...


17 September 2018

Conifer Co-Operative. Q&A with Tim Liddon

Quality Throughout: Proven Professionals Tim Liddon, Tilhill's Forestry Director was quizzed about his involvement with the Conifer Breeding Co-Operative, a group dedicated ensuring that there is an adequate supply of improved vegetatively propagated Sitka Spruce resource for growers and to taking forward the breeding programme for Sitka Spruce other important commercial conifers.   Q. What...

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