Forestry Events


Loch Vaa, Strathspey, Highlands, Scotland. Photo: E. R. Wilson 2013.

This page contains a listing of upcoming and recent events in the forestry sector. The focus is on forestry events in Ireland and the United Kingdom, but also listed are a selection of events taking place in Europe and elsewhere.

2017 Events

  • Irelandflag 13 Nov-6 Dec. Teagasc Forestry Advisory Clinics, Various locations, Ireland. Details here
  • UKflag 13-30 Nov. UKFS Principles – Plans into Practice Workshops. ICF and FC England are offering this one-day workshop at various venues in mid to late November. Details here
  • UKflag 24 or 25 Nov. Realising the value of broadleaf woodland workshop. Forestry Commission and Small Woods workshop. Ironbridge. Contact or call 01952 432769.
  • UKflag 25 Nov – 03 Dec. National Tree WeekDetails here
  • UKflag 29 Nov. Towards a Common Countryside Policy: a national conference organised by Confor. Westminster, London. Details here
  • UKflag 30 Nov. RICS Rural Conference, Preston. RFS members can attend at the RICS member rate. Quote voucher code VHR0000663 when booking. Details here.
  • UKflag 30 Nov. Deer Awareness Day. Bury St Edmunds. The Deer Initiative
  • UKflag 05 Dec. RICS Rural Conference Wales. Llandrinod Wells. Details here

2018 Events

  • UKflag Dates TBC. RFS Excellence in Forestry competition. The 2018 awards will be held in the West of England. Details will be available here shortly, where there are lessons from the 2017 winning entries too.
  • Germanyflag Dates TBC. RFS Overseas Study Tour. Bavaria, Germany. Details here soon
  • UKflag 02–03 May. Innovation and AdaptationICF National Conference. Edinburgh.
  • UKflag 06–09 May. Highland Fling – RSFS 120th Annual Spring Excursion. Inverness and Area. Details here
  • UKflag Forest Science seminars 2017–18. Run through Forest Research. Mainly Roslin, near Edinburgh but available as webinars. Details here
  • UKflag 11–12 May. The Arb Show. Westonbirt, Gloucestershire. Details here soon
  • UKflag 14–18 May. RFS Whole Society Meeting. South West England, based in Exeter. Booking forms and further information coming soon.
  • UKflag 06–08 July. Timber Festival. The National Forest. Details here
  • UKflag 09–12 Sept. National Amenity Conference. Arb Association; Exeter. Details here soon
  • UKflag 20–22 Sept. APF Demo. Ragley Estate, Alcester, Warwickshire.
  • Chile-flag 12-18 Nov. Uneven-aged silviculture: challenges for increasing adaptability. IUFRO Uneven-aged Silviculture Research Group (IUFRO Unit 1.05.00) Conference. Valdivia, Chile. 
  • Italian-flag28 Nov. – 1 Dec. 1st World Forum on Urban Forests Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), City of Mantova, Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology (SISEF) and the Politecnico di Milano. Mantova, Italy. Details here


Links to the events pages for the main forestry organisations in Ireland:


Links to the events pages for the main forestry organisations in the UK:

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