Martin Glynn - Rural Development Advisor
Institute of chartered foresters
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The following are examples of the projects I have been involved with recently: -

Project: WHPMGS Evaluation

Client: Forestry Commission England

The Woodland Harvesting, Processing and Marketing Grant Scheme (WHPMGS) was introduced as a pilot scheme in two regions of England in 2005. An evaluation saw the outcomes of the scheme being quantified in the context of a new Rural Development Plan for England. www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/infd-6dzh93


Project: Washburn Heritage Project Feasibility Study

Client: Fewston with Blubberhouses Parochial Church Council

A study to explore the feasibility of extending and converting a Grade 2* Listed building to provide additional community facilities and a heritage centre adjacent to a popular recreational area in the Nidderdale AONB



Project: Wildfire 2011

Client:  Rural Development Initiatives Ltd

A major national conference addressing the increasing problem of moorland, forest and wild fires in the UK, to be held in the Peak District in September 2011.



Project: East of England Woodfuel Project Scoping Study

Client: Forestry Commission

Following the publication of the England Woodfuel Strategy the FC is looking to instigate a major regional project to stimulate the uptake of woodfuel in the East of England. www.forestry.gov.uk/england-woodfuel


Project: Great Yorkshire Show Forest Events Arena

Client: Yorkshire Agricultural Society

The Great Yorkshire Show attracts 135000 each year and in visitor exit surveys the forestry events arena consistently features in the top attractions.


Project: Low Carbon Buildings Programme Grant Application

Client: Eskdale Open

Eskdale Open are submitting a series of applications to funders to support a programme of installation of biomass boilers to both public and private sector premises

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