Establishing Woodland and Energy Crops on Degraded Land Using Organic Amendments
Global Renewables Lancashire Operations Ltd, Leyland Waste Technology Park, Sustainability Way, Leyland, PR26 6TB, United Kingdom
Date and time:
Wednesday, 8 May, 2013 - 12:00 - 16:30
12.00 Registration - Tea/coffee/sandwiches
12.30 Welcome & Introduction
Using digestate in landscape and regeneration applications WRAP 2012.
An overview of current WRAP funded field trials looking at the use of digestate in landscape applications.
12.50 Site visit – Chisnall Hall former colliery/restoration scheme
Global Renewables, WRAP and industry experts have now teamed up to deliver a research project investigating the use of digestate with organic growing media (OGM) to grow several tree species and energy crops, at a former colliery site, in Chorley. Phil and Mark will present the case study including the site characteristics, experimental design, organic amendments and species selection.
Dr. Phil Putwain – Director, Ecological Restoration Consultants
Mark Gordon – Woodlands Manager
14.45 Coffee break
15.00 Global Renewables Facility tour
Paul will present an introduction to Global Renewables’ organic products (production and uses) and provide a tour of the waste facility, in Leyland, Lancashire.
Paul Whyatt – Organics Manager, Global Renewables Lancashire