Citizen science and new technology are being combined in the fight against tree disease as part of Observatree, a new project launched this spring aiming to help protect the UK’s trees, woods and forests from harmful pests and diseases – existing or new. Over the past 12 months more than 200 volunteers across the UK have […]

The Countryside Productivity Scheme is a capital grant scheme which covers up to 40% of the total project costs, with the applicant required to pay the remaining 60%.  The following list is not exhaustive but the CPS could be used to offset the costs of: winches and associated equipment for extraction (including skyliners) self-propelled wood chippers […]

On 27th January Yorwoods is organising a Coppice Management and Produce Course to be run at the Idle Valley Rural Learning Centre and Treswell Woods, North Nottinghamshire.  This course covers both theoretical and practical aspects of coppice management.  It includes an introduction as to how and why coppice became an integral part of the British woodland composition, the […]

New Year Two Day Show

December 5, 2014

Organised by Ripon Farm Services this is a free event showing new products coming for next season and it is an open invitation.  The event showcases the range of vehicles and machinery sold by the Group, including woodchippers, log splitters, firewood processors and chainsaws.  There will be working demonstrations of Timberwolf, Stihl and Truncator machinery and ‘ride […]

 Organised by the Woodland Trust this is a practical demonstration event and workshop with a  guided site visit to ongoing restoration operations.  It will take place on Wednesday 19th  November from 9.30am to 3.00pm at Northern College and Bagger Wood, near Barnsley.  It is  a great learning and networking opportunity for owners and managers of […]

The Woodland Trust, in association with the Doncaster Naturalist Society and Doncaster MBC, invite you to an information exchange seminar about ancient woodland restoration in practice.  The event will start at The Stables, St Mary’s Church Hall, Sprotbrough, DN5 7RH at 9.30am.    If you would like more information about this training opportunity or to book please contact Robin Ridley […]