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From Seed to Sawn - Forestry for Non Foresters
24/03/2022 – 25/03/2022
Lowther Parish Hall
Generously funded by the Forestry Commission Forestry Innovation Fund for woodland owners and managers in the West Midlands and North West England.
Course Cost – A subsidised rate of only £50.00 per person
The Forestry for Non Foresters ‘From Seed to Sawn’ course is designed for people who have little experience of forestry and who:
This introduction is a two day field based course, which will lead you through the forest cycle from the establishment and aftercare of newly planted trees, through to options for woodland management, and end with the harvesting and marketing of timber.
The aim of the course is to demystify forestry, cutting through the jargon and allowing course participants to clearly understand what steps to take to release the potential of their new or existing woodland.
The course will include:
Forest inventory & tree measurement
Grants and felling licences
Constraints and opportunities in woodlands including conservation, recreation, access and health and safety.
All attendees will receive 12 months membership of the Royal Forestry Society, offering the opportunity for ongoing support and training to help you manage your woodlands.
PLEASE NOTE – in line with the terms of the funding agreement, course participants must:
Not be current members of the RFS
Have little or no experience in forestry
Own or manage land with existing or plans for new woodland in one of the following counties:
West Midlands – Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire
North West – Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside
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