Attended the Government's Forestry Advisory Panel on Thursday - minutes will be published within a week and I anticipate that there will be a call for evidence from the public and industry / stakeholders in due course. Once the details of how everyone can get engaged and give their views are published I will let you know. It is important that those with ideas and comments on the future of forestry policy in England get in touch with the Panel.
On Friday morning I chaired the Environment Agency Water, Land and Agriculture working group.
On Sunday John Wilding appeared on the BBC Politics Show - South West discussing Phythophera ramorum - the fungal disease in Japanese Larch which is devastating the Westcountry. I have sent around the url for this on iplayer already: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b007tjjx You need to start iplayer at just after 49 minutes 30 seconds.