In partnership with ADAS and Lantra Yorwoods have secured additional Rural Development Programme for England funding to run subsidised and free training for timber and forest based businesses and woodland owners in the region.  We have just added new chainsaw courses to the list – please see the events pages. To book any of these […]

What is Ash dieback? Ash dieback of ash is a serious disease of ash trees caused by a fungus called Chalara fraxinea.  The disease causes leaf loss and crown dieback in affected trees, and it can lead to tree death. Current status A new strategy to tackle Chalara dieback of ash trees was published in December 2012 by Owen Paterson, […]

The Colne Valley Tree Society meet for tree planting every Saturday morning (November to March) at Lane Top Allotments (near the Sair Inn) Linthwaite at 9.15am. New helpers are very welcome.  Go to their blogspot for more information:

Rural Development Initiatives, the company which operates the Yorwoods Woodland Initiative, organises the North Yorkshire Wildfire Group (NYWG).

We are attempting to survey as many individuals as possible from across the UK involved in forestry and the wood fuel supply chain to find out about training completed and any training you feel may be beneficial in the future.

Grants for Forestry Machinary

November 28, 2011

Defra has launched the new Farming and Forestry Improvement Scheme (FFIS), which is part of the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE).