Julia Griffin (B&Q) and the Alistair Yeomans (Sylva Foundation) from the Good Woods project will both be speaking at the Woodland Communications day at Horringer Community Centre on the 15th November.
Additionally members from the Grown in Britain team will explain how people can become involved with the movement and also set out the basis for the GiB accreditation scheme.
The Forestry Commission will be at the event and will present on a number of subjects including apprenticeship schemes and the latest news on forestry grants.
Other organisations presenting include: Natural England, Orchard Barn Project, Lockhart & Garratt and British Ash Exports. The subjects covered will be varied and range from woodland management on SSSI to timber markets for ash.
Please find full details of the event and how to register here: 2013 Woodland Communications Day Programme & Booking.
The Sylva Foundation would like thank Garry Battell and his colleagues of Suffolk County Council for organising this celebration of the great work that is being carried out in British woodlands.
The Good Woods project is a novel project aiming to breathe new life into UK woodlands. The project—a joint initiative between DIY giant B&Q, sustainability charity BioRegional and forestry charity The Sylva Foundation—will revive woodlands to provide environmental, social and economic benefits. For more information contact Amy Hammond: firstname.lastname@example.org