Wessex Silvicultural Group

Meeting Reports

Date Author(s) Sites Subjects Papers
October 2018 Stephen Woollard Longford Castle Estate Yew woodland, regeneration of yew Meeting notes are available to members only. Please contact the secretary.
Background on yew is available from BIOLOGICAL FLORA OF THE BRITISH ISLES.
July 2018 Stephen Woollard Fingle Woods PAWS, Douglas Fir, Woodland Trust Ancient Woodland Restoration and role of Continuous Cover Forestry - Regeneration, restocking, CCF, PAWS and how the whole area is beginning a new journey under WT/NT oversight
May 2018 Daniel Willis New Forest National Park, PAWS, Douglas Fir The Challenges of Silviculture within a Designated Habitat
April 2018 none East Hill, Honiton Underplanting Short summary
September 2017 Chris Sorensen Broomhill Estate (Will Woodlands) Woodland creation, chalk soils WSG September 2017
May 2017 Freia Bladon Stourhead (Western) Estate Natural and artificial regeneration in conifer WSG May 2017
March 2017 Jeremy Hunter Ringwood Forest Underplanting WSG March 2017
September 2016 Ralph Harmer Salisbury Plain Training Area Mixed woodland, managing for military training WSG September 2016
June 2016 Freia Bladon Crichel Down Estate, Cranborne Estate Oak, "active silviculture" WSG June 2016
May 2016 Freia Bladon Ampfield Wood Mixed stands, restoring derelict woodland WSG May 2016
October 2015 Freia Bladon Bower Hinton Farm Flood alleviation WSG October 2015
July 2015 none, limited notes Stourhead, Stavordale Windblow WSG July 2015
June 2015 none, limited notes Ringwood Fire WSG June 2015
March 2015 Freia Bladon Rushmore Ash, Fraxinus excelsior, Chalara, windblow WSG March 2015
July 2014 Freia Bladon Ringwood Forest, Bolderwood Arboretum alternative conifers, climate change, Delamere nursery WSG July 2104
May 2014 Freia Bladon Earth Trust, Little Wittenham Ash, walnut, wild cherry, tree improvement WSG May 2014
March 2014 Freia Bladon Westonbirt Alternative species, Project Reinfforce, Douglas fir clone bank WSG March 2014
1980 Helliwell, D.R. Cirencester Park, Norman Court, Lockerly, Garnons, Park Wood (Hereford), Savernake, Bowood Ash, Fraxinus excelsior Silviculture of Ash in Wessex 1980
anyone know? G. V. DARRAH AND J. W. DODDS Cholderton, Cranborne Chase, Pentridge, Crichel, Salisbury Plain, Springhead, Micheldever Forest, Delcombe, Cirencester Park, Woolland, Garnons, Dymock Forest, New Forestd growing in mixtures; establishment Growing Broadleaved Trees in Mixture with Conifers