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Advanced Forest Mensuration - FULLY BOOKED

Thursday 30 January 2014, 10.00am, until Friday 31 January, 4.00pm

This course is suitable for people who have basic mensuration knowledge and want to assess standing volume in mature woodland. Participants will also learn to assess and monitor thinning intensity and to estimate quantities of different sized timber products

Content

Volume estimation of stands of timber, using abbreviated tariffing and /or Relascopes
Thinning control - to calculate how much volume you can sustainably remove from a stand and check thinning intensity
Estimated Breakdown of assorted products that might be achieved after harvesting operations

Cost of course: £95

Venue: The Yan, Grizedale Forest

 

Please note that to be eligible to attend this course you must either own a woodland or work in forestry or farming.

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.

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