Monday, September 11th 2005: Excursion organized by "PRO SILVA VLAANDEREN" in the forest of the "Walenbos" at HOUWAART in the south of AARSCHOT on the theme of the transformation of poplar groves into mixed hardwoods. Passage in the forest of MEERDAAL south of LEUVEN
Lunch in the forest and return to Namur...
Afternoon: Council meeting at the Hötel de Flandre in Namur. Possibility for accompanying persons to visit Brussels or Namur.
Tuesday 12th September 2005: excursion on the themes of the beech and oak. Visit of the Beeach stand of "Beau Mousseau" in the cantonment of WELLIN. The hectare has been treated in a forest garden for 75 years. Visit of an AFI plot and comments.
Departure to the region of Entre Sambre et Meuse north of CHIMAY. Lunch at the pavilion of "La Bouloye" in the state-owned forest of "Bois Robert". at the north of the town of CHIMAY.
Wednesday 13 September 2005: excursion on the theme of spruce in the VIELSALM cantonment - "Grand Bois" state forest. Transformation into an irregular and mixed forest by the Turner method. –
Lunch at the BECHEFA pavilion- visit of a spruce stand from natural regeneration and leaves it to itself: follow its evolution. Return by MALMEDY and EUPEN and a short stop in the national nature reserve of the HIGH FAGNES.
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Thursday 14th September 2005: lnterreg meeting organised by "Foret Wallonne" in order to share knowledge with the Belgian foresters about: « Pro Silva sylviculture- European experience and local perspectives ». The Interreg Project covers French Lorraine, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the beligan province of Luxembourg.
Lectures will be held in French by Mr. GEHRI and Mr. SCHÜTZ, Professors at the Federal Polytechnical Institute of Zurich; Mr. B. de TURCKHEIM, Chairman of Pro Silva France, Mr. L. FARRON, Chairman of Pro Silva Switzerland and Mr. P. BLEROT, Generalinspector (D.N.F.) under the theme : "La sylviculture ProSilva- European education and regional perspectives".