Tree Health Resources
Tree Health Resources
The Institute’s 2015 National Conference, Tree Health Resilience and Sustainability, took place on 22-23 April at the Angel Hotel in Cardiff. Please find below a series of resources from the event.
Ball, Prof David – Making decisions about uncertain and potentially big risks
Brown, Prof James KM – Learning from Experience of Crop Diseases: An Introduction to the Tree Health and Plant Biosecurity Expert Taskforce
Butt, Prof Tariq – Novel technological solutions: the potential role and limitations of fungi in insect pest control programmes
Connor, Steve – How do we improve public awareness and communications
Cottle, Phil – An insurer’s view of Pest & Disease risk
Davies, Susan – A model for standardised pest and disease risk assessment of UK forests. Case Study: Woodland Carbon Code
Gibbs, Dr John – Experience in the UK: How we tackled tree health problems during the twentieth century and are dealing with problems in the 21st
Gunneberg, Ben – Implications for certification
Hommel, Matt – The Nursery Perspective
Humphreys, Dr David – Action following work of the Tree Health and Plant Biosecurity Expert Taskforce
Leather, Prof Simon – What are the needs for professional education?
Mason, Dr Bill – How should we manage our forests and what should we plant?
O’Hara Jo – Is UK Forestry Resilient?
Potter, Dr Clive – Understanding public tree health concerns: what do we know and why do we need to know more?
Ste-Marie, Catherine – Learning lessons from the mountain pine beetle outbreak in Canada
Strong, Dr Neil – Infrastructure Resilience; Managing trees for a safe and sustainable railway
Ward, Martin – How can global plant health arrangements be improved to protect trees more effectively?
Webber, Dr Joan – Detection and precautionary measures to combat biosecurity threats – a responsibility for all. Promoting best practice in the sector
Wingfield, Prof Mike – Lessons from a global persective on tree health
Zwack, Jim – Learning lessons from the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)
The conference opened with a video address from Welsh Government Minister for Natural Resources, Carl Sargeant AM.
Photos from this conference can be viewed on ICF’s Facebook page.
The Emerald Ash Borer in The United States – Jim Zwack, The Davey Tree Company
Lessons From a Global Perspective on Tree Health – Prof Mike Wingfield, IUFRO
The UK needs more forest health specialists – Prof Simon Leather (Don’t Forget the Roundabouts)