Dartington Hall, Devon 19th - 21st June 2019

Evolving the Forest

A three-day international gathering bringing together creative thinkers and doers to explore the forest and how we live with trees

Incorporating the 2019 Annual Conference of the Royal Forestry Society.

Details of the programme and associated visits and short courses available at: https://evolvingtheforest.uk

WoodNet join FACE Partnership

Forestry Advisory Consortium

FACE is a group of forestry organisations and advisors who have come together to provide specialist support to forest and timber supply chain businesses which are considering investment in new facilities and equipment. It consists of the Community Forest Trust, Cumbria Woodlands, Kent Downs AONB, Martin Glynn FICFor, Northwoods, Rural Development Initiatives, Small Woods Association, Silvanus Trust, Sylva Foundation, Woodnet and Yorwoods. Together they advise on business planning, marketing, financial forecasting, grant applications and technical issues.


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Measuring Trees & Woods (Mensuration) - one day training course in Cumbria

Fri 13 Sept '19   10am - 4pm
With: Royal Forestry Society (Tutor Mike Jones)
Venue: Askham Village Hall, Penrith, Cumbria

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Experienced crane driver Torry Hill Chestnut Fencing is looking to recruit an experienced crane driver to drive one of its tractor and crane trailers bringing in supplies of chestnut poles from local coppice woodlands to its yard near Sittingbourne in Kent. This is a full time salaried post in a well established and growing business with a varied and interesting work environment. Doddington, North Kent
Advert Start Date: 27/5/19
Contact: John Leigh Pemberton, Torry Hill Estate
T: 01795 886020
F: 01795 886196
Oak Butts Looking for 8-10 top quality Oak butts, 70cms and up mid-diameter. Lengths 2.4/3.6 (own collection)
Advert Start Date: 27/5/19
Contact: Leslie Martin, L M Timber
T: 0151 709 0024


A Training Resource for Traditional Timber Building


Woodnet have completed a partnership project with architects, carpenters and woodwork trainers to support carpentry vocational skills training.

Supported by the Leonardo Lifelong Learning Programme Woodnet participants visited several European countries to discover the differences, and many similarities in timber construction and wood decoration.

The background to this research is available at www.trawcoe.com  and this web portal also provides a link to a 3D models exploring many of the structures, ranging from a barn in Kent to a Latvian windmill, a Romanian church and a French farmhouse.

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