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Minor Conifers in a Changing Climate

Minor conifers in a changing climate – seminar and field day - JFK Park 27-28th March 2019
15 CPD Points for 27th, 30 CPD Points for 28th

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Wednesday the 27th : Seminars

4:20: Towards IPM for pine weevil control - Frauke Fedderwitz

4:35: The importance of non-native trees in Irish Forestry – N Farrelly

4:50: The potential of minor conifers in Irish Forestry – R Walsh

Thursday the 28th: Field Day

9.00: Meet at car park for brief introduction and visit to European/Asian plots

9:15: Stop 1-Deodar plot (Cedrus deodara)

9:45: Stop 2 - Larix plots (decidua/x eurolepis/Kampferi)

10:15: Stop 3- Picea plots (jeoensis/asperata/likiangensis/smithiana)

10:45: Stop 4: Pinus plots (patula/wallichana)

11:15: Stop 5: Abies plots (homolepsis/veitchii)

11:45: Stop 6: Cunninghama plot

12:00: Stop 7: Cryptomeria japonica plot

12:30: Lunch

13:10: Assemble for visit to North American plots

13:20: Stop 8: Monterrey Cypress plot

13:40: Stop 9: Western hemlock plots

14:00: Stop 10: Coast redwood plots

14:30: Stop 11: Douglas fir provenance display

15:00: Stop 12: Sitka spruce provenance display