This course is a 1 day training course. A certificate of training will be issued following completion.

The purpose of this course is to equip candidates with the basic knowledge to manage woodland where the primary aim is conservation for nature. This course covers basic history of British woodland, woodland structure, management challenges and techniques and how they can affect flora and fauna, woodland features and management principles for conservation.

Course sessions include: 

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Have the basic knowledge to manage woodland where the primary aim is conservation for nature
  • The knowledge of the basic history of British Woodland
  • Knowledge of the four tier woodland layers & their importance to bio-diversity
  • Knowledge of traditional methods of woodland management & how these methods where appropriate can enhance woodland for conservation
  • Appreciate the priorities for woodland conservation
  • Knowledge of Ancient Semi Natural Woodland Indicators
  • Appreciate whether to intervene or not to intervene for conservation
  • When thinning, regeneration and planting may be appropriate for conservation
  • Understand the contribution to conservation to be made by glades, rides, open spaces & dead/dying trees
  • The management principles for nature conservation

Please note that the outline, duration and image for each course are a guide only. Please contact the training provider for more information.

 

The following Training Providers are available to deliver this course:

Jimmy Hughes Training Services Ltd

Contact name:
Rachel Hughes


Telephone number:
01597 850080


Email address:
jhsltd@btinternet.com


Website address:
www.Jimmyhughesservices.co.uk


Postal address:
Dolswydd, Penybont, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5UB


Area covered:
All Wales

mwmac Ltd

Contact names:
Victoria Laurie

Chloe Middleton


Telephone number:
01597 258615


Email address:
victoria@mwmac.co.uk

chloe@mwmac.co.uk


Website address:
www.mwmac.co.uk


Postal address:
Coed Pwllacca, Builth Wells, Powys LD2 3SE


Area covered:
All Wales

Simply the Best Training Consultancy Ltd

Contact name:
Julie Thomas


Telephone number:
01443 670267


Email address:
office@simplythebesttc.co.uk


Website address:
www.simplythebesttc.co.uk


Postal address:
Caerlan Farm, Tonypandy, Rhondda Cynon Taff CF40 1SN


Area covered:
Chainsaws, pesticide, first aid and ATV are South East Wales. Everything else is All Wales

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