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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.
Horticulture and Small Holding
Practical and theoretical training in gardening, permaculture and small holding. Everything from winter pruning of fruit trees to housing your hens.
21/10/2019 Plastics Pollution 1 Day
Learn about the impact that plastics are having within eco systems and what choices the informed consumer can make
25/10/2019 Eco Refurbishment 4 Days
Refurbishing homes to make them more energy efficient is a key aspect of effective action on climate change. Find out how to make improvements to buildings to make them more comfortable, cheaper to run and better for the environment.
12/11/2019 Plastic Planet 6 Days
Learn about the impact that plastics are having within eco systems and what choices the informed consumer can make.
04/12/2019 Zero Carbon Britain 2 Days
This course offers an in-depth look at Centre for Alternative Technology's flagship research project,Zero Carbon Britain, exploring the radical changes needed to rise to the climate challenge.This course is ideal for educators, policymakers and campaigners.
06/12/2019 The Science of Mulching 2.5 Days
Designed for beginners and experienced permaculture practitioners alike this 2.5 day course will take you through the principles and benefits of mulching and how you can apply this to your garden or smallholding. Details on our Facebook page.
10/12/2019 Apple Tree Pruning 1 Day
Pucks Oak Barn, near Guildford GU3 1EG, Surrey Wildlife Trust. Contact: 01372379523 email@example.com www.surreywildlifetrust.org/events/2019-12-10-apple-tree-pruning
Enhance your harvest by learning to prune your apple trees properly.
13/01/2020 Food Production and Consumption 5 Days
Machynlleth, Wales, Centre for Alternative Technology. Contact: 01654 704966 firstname.lastname@example.org www.cat.org.uk/events/food-production-and-consumption/
Join students from CAT's Graduate School of the Environment for an in-depth look at the global food system, understanding the problems in terms of impacts on the environment and human health and wellbeing, and exploring possible solutions.
08/03/2020 Apple grafting 1 Day
New Ferry Butterfly park, New Ferry, Cheshire Wildlife Trust. Contact: 01948 820728 email@example.com www.cheshirewildlifetrust.org.uk/events/2020-03-08-apple-grafting-1
David Elwand of Wirral Tree Wardens will talk about local Cheshire varieties of apples and other fruits and show you how to graft fruit trees.
30/05/2020 Introduction to Forest Gardening 2 Days
A forest garden is primarily a food-producing habitat and is based on the model of a natural woodland. It is comprised of several layers which are usually composed of fruit and nut trees, as well as fruit bushes, perennial vegetables and herbs.
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