Caledonian Everyday Discussions – Glossaries

A panel of Foresters (2pm Saturday 16 May, Summerhall, Edinburgh), perhaps a Glossary might be in order (thanks to Robert Macfarlane and his new book Landmarks for the idea and the resources). Forestry Commission Research Glossary. (Page to a letter, i.e. not particularly good for browsing). Royal Forestry Society Glossary. (Some terms and some links... Continue Reading →

Caledonian Everyday Discussion Pt 3 of 3

For the third in the series of Caledonian Everyday discussions (2pm Saturday 16 May, Summerhall) we have a panel comprising foresters (managers and researchers). At the first panel (12 April) we were provided with an historical trajectory of the issues that Forestry Commission managers and researchers have been asked to take on. We started post... Continue Reading →

Caledonian Everyday Discussions Pt 2 of 3

Should artists seek to change the world?  That's where the first discussion ended, having explored the history of pit props; the potential for a poet to contribute to the constraints that a forest manager might have to take account of in planning the management of an area of woodland; the development of ecosystems services assessment... Continue Reading →

Caledonian Everyday Discussions Pt 1 of 4

As part of Sylva Caledonia, one of Summerhall's contributions to Edinburgh International Science Festival, we are holding a discussion, Caledonian Everyday in four parts.  The first part will take place on Sunday 12 April at 2pm at Summerhall (Anatomy Lecture Theatre). We are very pleased that Paul Tabbush, Chair of the Landscape Research Group (Bio),... Continue Reading →

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