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Pests on the horizon for UK forests and a review of the Ips typographus (larger eight-toothed European spruce bark beetle) eradication.
Friday 13 May. 14.00 – 15.00.
Presented by Dr Max Blake, Forest Research.
Hosted by Dr Lisa Ward, Forest Research.
Please register to attend this online seminar by Wednesday 11 May 2022.
Joining details will be emailed to you the day before the event.
What is this seminar about?
In the face of changing global patterns of trade and climate change, and in light of new research, UK forests face ever changing threats from tree pests. In this seminar we will review some of these pests, briefly discuss some lesser known recent establishments, and end by reviewing the recent work to eradicate Ips typographus from the south east of England, discussing some of the lessons learned.
Who is this seminar for?
This seminar is aimed at practitioners and decision makers with an interest in forests and trees.
To register for this seminar you will be required to agree to us holding the personal information you provide for the purposes of this seminar for a period of up to 14 days after the date of the seminar. You can read the Forestry Commission’s personal information charter on gov.uk
A recording of the seminar will be placed on the Forest Research Vimeo channel.
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