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Aviemore to host Scots Pine and Rural Development conference

29th July 2004

A major two-day conference exploring the contribution of Scots pine to sustainable rural development is taking place in Aviemore this autumn.

The event will explore a variety of themes with major focus on silviculture and one of the main speakers will be Sauli Valkonen from the Finnish Forest Research Institute who will be talking about Scandinavian silviculture systems for Scots pine and the link to wood quality.

More information on the conference can be accessed on the Forestry Commission’s website at www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/infd-62mkth.

To register for this event or find out more information please contact:

Forestry Commission Scotland
Woodlands
Fodderty Way
Dingwall
Ross-shire
IV15 9XB

Tel: 01349 862144 / Fax: 01349 866624
Email: [email protected]