Developed by foresters with practical hands-on knowledge of woodland management and woodfuel production and supply, this course provides an introduction to managing woodlands for woodfuel production. It provides an introduction to crop assessment and measurement and covers the methods of timber harvesting in use today. It looks at the suitability of these for different woodland types and the economics of timber harvesting and woodfuel production at both the farm and estate level.
An outline of the course content is available here.
Cost: £35+VAT (with funding), £175+VAT (without funding)
Prices include all course materials, handbooks, refreshments, lunch, post course mentoring (e-mail/telephone), Lantra registration and certification fees.
For information regarding funding eligibility criteria, or to book onto this course, please contact Erica Spencer on 01765 609355 –firstname.lastname@example.org