Plumpton College at Flimwell Grants and Woodfuel event April - "What a brilliant day, really worthwhile. Fantastic speakers and subject matter"

woodland and forestry information

Training for rurally located businesses, not just land based. Courses include: Forestry and Land Management, Chainsaw use, domestic and professional, Generating Income from Coppice Woodland, Hedgelaying, Charcoal Making, Shingle Making and Introduction to Green Woodworking. Business and IT training available too, please enquire for details.
Below is just a selection of courses available. Venue is Plumpton College at Flimwell TN5 7PR

ECP First Aid Outdoors - 3 June
Introduction to Woodland Management and Applying for Felling Licences
25 June
Coppicing and Managing Woodland Resourses 18-19 June
NPTC Award Level 3 Aerial Cutting of Trees using Free Fall Techniques
6 - 8 July
Level 2 Brush-Cutter Operation Level 2 
17 July
CS30-31 Professional Chain Saw User
27 - 31 July
Walking Stick Making. Construct your own bespoke stick on our Saturday course 1 August
NPTC Award Level 2 Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue
new date to be announced soon
Generating Income from Coppice Woodland
6 August
Build an Oak Timber Frame Building 5 day course, hands on using traditional methods, working in a small team 7 - 11 December

Our popular and really useful £25 woodland orientated training mornings July 2015. See www.foodfarmingforestry.co.uk.
These courses are ideal if you are new to woodland ownership or thinking of applying for grants from the Forestry Commission. The RHI is now offering grants for domestic users of woodfuel heating.

Gift Tokens for presents.
Don't forget you can buy gift tokens for courses run by Plumpton College, part or full payment of a course.
These make a wonderful and memorable present. Please contact Claire Gammon on 01580 879547 or email claire.gammon@plumpton.ac.uk for more details.
There are a number of exciting new courses for 2015, willow garden structures, gate hurdles, willow hurdles, trug making and more...

WoodNet connects timber growers and wood users in South East England, encouraging working practices that help growers to sell their wood profitably while caring for the environment.  WoodNet publishes an on-line WoodLots Directory and in partnership with Plumpton College runs training courses and events at the Woodland Enterprise Centre.

Latest Courses & Events »  (18 events)

Level 2 Award in Tree Climbing and Rescue Plus Two Assessment Days.

8-12 June '15   9.30am - 4.30pm
With: Plumpton College
Venue: Plumpton College at Flimwell Centre for Sustainable Food Farming and Forestry, Flimwell, East Sussex

COPPICING AND MANAGING WOODLAND RESOURCES

18-19 June '15   10am - 4pm
With: Tim Saunders - Rother Forestry
Venue: Plumpton College at Flimwell Centre for Sustainable Food Farming and Forestry, Flimwell, East Sussex

Introduction to Woodland Management and Applying for Felling Licences

Thurs 25 June '15   10am - 4.30pm
With: Tim Saunders - Rother Forestry
Venue: Plumpton College at Flimwell Centre for Sustainable Food Farming and Forestry, Flimwell, East Sussex

WoodLots Directory »  (2362 listings)

Chestnut fencing Chestnut stakes,strainers,palings,post and rail etc
all made to order good prices and quality,
please call for details and prices. Ashford, Kent
Contact: Charlie Marland
T: 01233 612008
Beech sawlogs wanted We are looking for four or five trailers of fresh-felled Beech logs, for T & T cutting.
We require 15" and up q.girth - lengths 8ft/12ft or multiples.
Flatbeds to collect, supplier to load.
(Colour is not a problem).
(10/12/13) Liverpool
Contact: Leslie Martin, L M Timber
T: 0151 709 0024

News

Further your forestry career with NPTC Level 2 training Brushcutting and CS30-31 Professional Chainsaw

brush cutter and chainsaw training

NPTC Level 2 Brush Cutter Operation.17 April. Course full, new date 17 July. Apply now to secure your place.
CS30-31 Professional Chainsaw - 5 day course to gain your ticket. 27-31 July Flimwell. 
Please contact Claire Gammon, Plumpton College at Flimwell for more information. Telephone 01580 879547 or email claire.gammon@plumpton.ac.uk  

A new app-based field guide from the Forestry Commission has been launched to help identify almost 100 tree and shrub seedlings under one year old that are commonly found in British woods and forests. Visit http://www.forestry.gov.uk/news for more information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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