The Managing Woodlands for Woodfuel course is aimed at woodland owners and farm-foresters looking to manage small woodlands for their own fuel supply or for sale. It covers the whole process from measuring and selection to harvesting and marketing.
Cost: £75 + VAT with LandSkills funding, £150 + VAT without. (Price includes all course materials, refreshments and lunch).
The course can be subsidised through the LandSkills programme. To be eligible for funding you must work in the West Midlands region, be employed or self employed, and spend at least 50% of your time in the primary production in the forestry sector, or be farmers with woodland on your holding, or be gamekeepers with woodland management responsibilities.
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