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Plant Health Workshop

April 19 @ 10:15 am - 3:30 pm

Plant Heritage North East are delighted to be hosting a Plant Health Workshop on Thursday, 19th April 2018.

The workshop will run from 10.15am to 3.30pm and will be held at Northumberland College at Kirkley Hall, Ponteland, Northumberland NE20 0AQ.

Speakers include:

  • Andrew Kirkwood of APHA (Animal & Plant Health Agency) who will be talking about what APHA do, issues relating to the import and movement of plants, and current pests and diseases that may be heading our way.
  • Katy Hayden of RBGE (Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh) on how emerging new plant diseases can occur as a result of global trade in plants. How do we tell which present a greater risk? What do we do to safeguard plants?

Tickets, which include lunch, are £15 for Plant Heritage members, £20 for non-members.

To book your place, please contact Plant Heritage on 01483 447540, or email them at membership@plantheritage.org.uk.

Ticket bookings close on 10 April.

Details

Date:
April 19
Time:
10:15 am - 3:30 pm

Venue

Kirkley Hall
Ponteland
Norrthumberland, NE20 0AQ
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