This course is for novice woodland owners looking to manage their woodlands, and will cover the basic principles of woodland management. This will include a look at some simple silvicultural management systems, felling & re-stocking, species choice, growing trees for timber and woodfuel and woodland biodiversity basics, and the principles of a management plan.
Location: Whinlatter Forest
Please note that to be eligible to attend these courses you must either work in forestry or farming, or be engaged in agriculture and horticulture or own a woodland
This project is supported by the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) for which Defra is the Managing Authority, part funded (or financed) by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas. Witht thanks to RDPE Forestry Skills and Lantra.