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Small-Scale Woodland Harvesting Machine Demonstration and Woodfuel Production Workshop

27th March

Small-Scale Woodland Harvesting Machine Demonstration and Woodfuel Production Workshop


Forestry Commission Scotland, The Cairngorms National Park Authority, Aberdeenshire Council, Scottish Enterprise and The Crown Estate invite you to attend a one-day workshop on the 27th March 2012 to be held at Tomintoul. The workshop will provide advice, discussion and practical demonstrations on managing small woodlands for timber and woodfuel
production.


*Who is the event for?:*


Farmers
Small Woodland Owners and Managers
Farm and Forestry Contractors and Agents
Woodfuel Producers


*Event Outcomes:*


Improve your woodlands for better timber quality and increased biodiversity*
Increase income and enable woodland management by reaching new markets for wood as fuel*
Learn how to select appropriate markets for wood products*
Realise the potential to reduce heating costs and your carbon footprint, and secure a sustainable fuel supply*


*Indoor seminar session – Topics to include:***


• Description/location of market and resource**
• Successful cooperative management of small scale woodlands**
• Methods of small scale harvesting**
• Small scale woodfuel harvesting considerations **
• Woodfuel processing and marketing**


*Outdoor machinery demonstration - To include:***


• Methods of small scale harvesting, extraction and processing to maximise value
• Woodland access considerations for thinning felling and extraction
• Woodfuel storage and drying
• Wood fuel processing demonstration**
• Maximising the value of small scale woodlands


For more information please visit: www.usewoodfuel.co.uk


 
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