Jan 21 Training courses at WoodNet, Flimwell, by Ruth
Plumpton College at Flimwell, in partnership with Woodnet, runs a broad range of one day courses designed for woodland managers and those wanting to learn woodland crafts.
The courses are run at Flimwell on the Kent/East Sussex border.
Subjects include: Introduction to woodland management, Practical woodland management using hand tools, Generating income from coppice, Introduction to chainsaw use and maintenance, First aid for woodland managers, Introduction to tree climbing and Woodland archaeology.
Craft courses include making hazel hurdles, chestnut gate hurdles, introduction to green woodwork, Sussex trugs, and willow structures.
New courses are being developed and ideas for new topics are welcome.
Most of our courses attract funding from Landskills South East. If you spend over 50% of your time in woodland management, forestry, farming, or production horticulture in the South East you may be eligible for subsidised course fees. With the subsidy, many courses cost just £24.
See www.woodnet.org.uk for course information and dates.
To book a place on any course tel 01273 892052 or email firstname.lastname@example.org