Ignite: Managing Woods for Woodfuel

Developed by foresters with practical hands-on knowledge of woodland management and woodfuel production and supply, this course focuses on planting, managing and harvesting woodlands for use as woodfuel.  What timber is suited to what type of woodfuel (logs or chips), assessing woodlands, measuring timber, harvesting, extraction, conversion and the economic modelling of timber harvesting and woodfuel conversion are covered in this one day course.

An outline of the course content is available here.

Cost:  £60+VAT (funded), £175+VAT (unfunded)

Prices include all course materials, handbooks, refreshments, lunch, post course mentoring (e-mail/telephone), Lantra registration and certification fees.

Funding may be available subject to certain eligibility criteria.  For further information or to book onto this course, please contact Erica Spencer on 01765 609355 – erica.spencer@ruraldevelopment.org.uk