Oak Processionary Moth Workshop

Summary

A half-day meeting to include an update from the Forestry Commission on Oak Processionary Moth (OPM) natural history, spread and current management recommendations. Followed by local case studies, Q&A/discussion and a visit to Ashtead Common to view infected trees. This event is organised by the South East England Section Committee.

Description

Event Leaders: Millie Toft, Forestry Commission

A presentation will be made by the Forestry Commission's OPM Support Officer on Oak Processionary Moth (OPM) biology, identification and history in the UK, as well as current management and likely future directions. This will be followed by case studies on how OPM is currently managed on Ashtead Common and in Elmbridge, Surrey. A Q&A to allow participants to discuss issues on their sites with the experts, and a guided visit to the adjacent common will complete the morning. This is an important workshop for those managing trees and woodlands in South East England.

Knowledge Level

Suitable for all

Refreshments

Tea and coffee will be provided.

Bookings

This event is open to both CIEEM Members and non-members. Advance booking is essential as places are limited. Please book your ticket below.

Tickets

Tickets Person(s) Price
CIEEM Student Member 1 £10.00
Member Ticket 1 £20.00
Non Member Ticket 1 £25.00