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 April 2019

Public Safety in the Forest Project with Kirsty Adams

Collaboration: We spoke to Kirsty Adams, Head of Safety & Assurance about her involvement in the Tilhill Forestry Public Safety in the Forest Project and the subsequent dedicated FISA working group. Tell us more about this FISA Working Group, when was it set up? The Public Safety project was initiated by Tilhill...


The Central Borders team looked at a 2015 direct planted restock on a 45% slope using vegetative propagated Sitka Spruce during a District meeting. These trees are now showing excellent health and vigour on what was a challenging site...


27 March 2019

Research & Innovation: Yield Modelling with Martin Craig

Research & Innovation: Yield Modelling, Q & A with Martin Craig, Project Manager, Central Borders What is Yield Modelling? Yield growth models are one of the foundations of forest management providing essential information about the patterns of tree growth and thus potential productivity of trees under differing site conditions and management regimes...


20 March 2019

Real Time Forestry Intelligence

Research and Innovation Duncan Mackinnon, Wood Energy Development Manager updates us on Real Time Forestry Intelligence. Tell us in your own words, what is RTFI? The Treemetrics (TM) Forest HQ software system, which incorporates the Terrestrial Laser Scanning (TLS) volume measurement system and the Real Time Forest Intelligence (RTFI) has been around for...


07 March 2019

Research & Innovation: Q & A with Former Forestry Commission's Chief Research Officer, Julian Evans

Research & Innovation, an interview with author and former Forestry Commission's Chief Research Officer, Julian Evans Julian Evans was formerly the Forestry Commission’s Chief Research Officer(S). For more than 30 years he has owned a 30-acre wood in Hampshire. He is a member of the Small Woods Association, Royal Forestry Society, The Woodland Trust, is...


28 February 2019

Community: A Passion to Help the Younger Generation

The great outdoors is something that all Tilhill Forestry staff appreciate in a variety of guises. For the majority of our staff it is their place of work and, thanks to technology, their office, and a source of social interaction. For others, it is a place to relax, enjoy family...

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