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Assessing your woodland – what have you got?

  • Woodland composition- coppice, standards, plantation
  • Tree species and age/condition
  • Soil, topography and drainage
  • Biodiversity, archaeology
  • Size, mapping
  • Access

 What do you want to do with it?

  • Generate income
  • Manage for wildlife
  • Learn woodland and craft skills
  • Leisure, relaxation

 What are the laws and regulations?

  • Felling licences
  • biodiversity
  • archaeology
  • tracks
  • paths
  • structures

Course Code: 

FOP023/001

FOP23/002

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Dates & Location:

Date:

13th February 2018

28th June 2018

Time: 10:00- 16:00

Location: Flimwell Woodland Enterprise Centre

Costs:

£95.00

Facilities

We’re pretty proud of our facilities here at Plumpton. In fact in the land-based sector, we’ve got some of the leading college facilities in the UK – the perfect natural location for our forestry and arboriculture courses for you to develop your skills.

  • Discover the latest equipment for your course

You’ll work on various equipment such as tractors, a WoodMizer saw mill plus a range of wood chippers.

  • Extensive grounds for you to develop your skills

You’ll need to be able to work in a variety of locations, build your knowledge by discovering our farmed land, hedgerows and streams.

  • Experience our fantastic modern facilities

Our superb site at Flimwell features our working commercial woodland plus modern workshop – an ideal base for your studies 

  • Benefit from our excellent local connections

You’ll be able to gain practical experience and knowledge of the tree-based sector thanks to our links with local land owners and estates.

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