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.



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...


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...


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...

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