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Training Directory - Short Courses
Countryside Management Techniques

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Short Training Courses

(10 day consecutive maximum) Many of the providers have further details on the Centres and Providers pages.
For all courses assume that booking is required and a fee may be applicable.




Countryside Management Techniques

Typical courses include: Sustainable Woodland Management, Coastal Dune Management, Ponds for Wildlife, Managing for Biodiversity. 

Practical courses have separate pages and those requiring the use of machinery (eg chainsaw or brushcutter) are here

Typical courses include: Sustainable Woodland Management, Coastal Dune Management, Ponds for Wildlife, Managing for Biodiversity. 

Practical courses (chainsaw certificate etc) have a separate page

February 2019

13/02/2019    ASSETT    5 Days

The Field Studies Council, Epping Forest, Essex, Arbtech Consulting Ltd. Contact: jr@arbtech.co.uk https://c-js.info/2PpO2Cr

The ASSET course is led by Chris Formaggia and senior consultants at Arbtech. ASSET consists of five classroom sessions a total of 25 hours of taught content. There are 3x field survey elements, providing valuable real-life survey experience with licenced consultants.

Cost £unknown


14/02/2019    ASSETT    5 Days

The Field Studies Council, Epping Forest, Essex, Arbtech Consulting Ltd. Contact: jr@arbtech.co.uk https://c-js.info/2PpO2Cr

The ASSET course is led by Chris Formaggia and senior consultants at Arbtech. ASSET consists of five classroom sessions a total of 25 hours of taught content. There are 3x field survey elements, providing valuable real-life survey experience with licenced consultants.

Cost £unknown


March 2019

02/03/2019    Practical Woodland Management     2 Days

Derbyshire Eco Centre, Derbyshire Eco Centre. Contact: 01629 533038 ecocentre@derbyshire.gov.uk www.derbyshire.gov.uk/ecocentre

Learn how to fell small trees safely using hand tools and find suitable uses for the timber.

Cost £78.00


June 2019

28/06/2019    Improving Meadows and Grasslands    1 Day

The Kingcombe Centre, Dorset Wildlife Trust. Contact: 01300 320684 kingcombe@dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk www.kingcombe.org

Find out how to create a wildflower meadow or restore your species-rich grassland using local seed and low-impact techniques.

Cost £68.00


September 2019

17/09/2019    Grazing Animals for Habitat Management    2 Days

The Kingcombe Centre, Dorset Wildlife Trust. Contact: 01300 320684 kingcombe@dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk www.kingcombe.org

Learn about the benefits, challenges and management techniques of using animals to improve a variety of wildlife habitats across Dorset.

Cost £188.00



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