Dec 17 RFS Winter Courses By Judith

Back by popular demand!

The Royal Forestry Society has unveiled its 2019 training courses, with the tricky topic of Winter Tree ID kicking off the season on 22 February.

Back by popular demand are five other one day courses covering digital forest management planning, tree health, grading and measuring timber, mensuration and soil identification for foresters.

Professor Julian Evans will once again be leading an Essential guide to caring for your wood in his own woodland for those who are new, or relatively new to caring for a woodland.

Course are open to RFS members and non members. Early booking is essential at:

Winter tree Identification – Hockeridge & Pancake woods and Ashley Green Old School, Bucks, Friday 22 February
Tutor – John Morris. £75.00 RFS members / £85.00 non-members.

Digital forest management planning using MyForest – Shuttleworth College nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, Friday 15 March
Tutor – Paul Orsi. £85.00 RFS members / £100.00 non-members.

Tree health: pests & diseases – Hockeridge & Pancake woods and Ashley Green Old School, Bucks, Friday 12 April
Tutor – Adam Sharman. £65.00 RFS members / £75.00 non-members.

Grading & measuring timber – Whitney Sawmill, Old Station Yard, Hereford, Herefordshire, Friday 10 May
Tutor – Gavin Munro. £75.00 RFS members / £85.00 non-members.

Essential guide to caring for your wood – St Mary’s Hall, Overton, and Northdown Plantation, Hampshire, Wednesday 12 June
Tutor – Professor Julian Evans OBE FICFor.  £60.00 RFS members / £70.00 non-members.

An introduction to soil identification for foresters – Alice Holt, Farnham, Surrey,Thursday 27 June
Tutor – Andy Moffat.  £125.00 RFS members / £150.00 non-members.

Essentials for measuring your trees and woods (Mensuration) – Askham Village Hall and Lowther Estate, Penrith – Friday 13 September
Tutor – Mike Jones.  £70.00 RFS members / £80.00 non-members.

Most of the courses sold out very quickly in 2018, so please book early to avoid disappointment!

If you have any further queries, please don’t hesitate to email [email protected] or call RFS HQ on the number below.


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