National Woodfuel Conference - Thursday 13th October

This year’s National Woodfuel Conference is upon us shortly.

 

As well as covering a range of topical issues (see programme below) the Optional Surgery Sessions will include:

 

1.       Pellet Quality  - led by James Little from Verdo;

 

2.       What do we mean by fuelling the landscape – update on renewable energy – led by    the CLA;

 

3.       Tree Health  - led by FC:

·         Biosecurity;

·         Implications of key diseases including Chalara and OPM; and

·         Markets for aboricultural arisings.

 

4.       Funding packages – led by FC:

How current and recent grants have helped the woodfuel sector grasp opportunities for growth

·         Countryside Stewardship;

·         Local Enterprise Partnerships (Enterprise M3 and Coast to Capital); and

·         Leader and Countryside productivity.

 

and possibly:

 

5.       Water as a source of renewable energy – led by James Maclean of Land & Water

 

 We hope you will be able to join us.

 

 Book your place online at:  http://www.surreyhills.org/events/the-2016-national-wood-fuel-conference/#book

 

Matthew