Woodland Enterprise Centre Covid Vaccination Dates in September

WEC is providing a venue for Covid vaccinations for Ticehurst Parish.

The dates that are available in September are:

2nd, 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th,17th, 18th ,24th and 25th.

For further information the contact details are the local pharmacist on 07341 200512

Treescapes2021 - breaking new ground bringing researchers and practitioners together

Treescapes2021 is breaking new ground as it unveils a unique line up of key note speakers, talks and workshops to bring researchers and woodland practitioners together online from 6-8 July.

Led by early career researchers based at three universities – Bangor, Birmingham and the Open University - Treescapes2021 aims to stimulate lasting conversations between research and woodland practitioners, providing up-to-the-minute experiences on the ground from foresters and woodland managers and an insight into some of today’s cutting edge research into forests, woodlands and trees from upcoming researchers.

Maximum ticket price is just £30 for all three days! Student tickets are just £10. Book at www.birmingham.ac.uk/treescapes2021

Treescapes2021 is being held in collaboration with CENTA, Envision, The Forest Edge and the Royal Forestry Society with support from Forest Research and the Woodland Trust

2021 Bursaries Open

Royal Forestry Society

Applications are now open for RFS Bursary schemes to support RFS Members and students upskill or carry out research in 2021

and also for teachers in Derbyshire, Staffordshire or Shropshire to attend an RFS Outdoor Learning training course.

 

Details of all the bursaries can be found here https://www.rfs.org.uk/learning/bursaries/

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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Walnut Root Bbole Walnut root bole for sale. Cullompton, Devon
Advert Start Date: 11/10/21
Contact: Steve and Gerry Harold
M: 07557 094754
Forester - Longleat Enterprises Ltd A superb opportunity has arisen for a Forester with an understanding of commercial and traditional forestry as well as excellent practical experience to join Longleat, an innovative and pioneering organisation with a distinctive heritage.

What will this role of Forester entail?

Reporting to The Head Forester, as a Forester you’ll be responsible for carrying out various hands on forestry operations, including maintaining trees, practical forestry harvesting such as chainsaw tree felling, and forest machinery extraction operations to the highest standards.

What will I need to be considered for this vacancy?

Experience of commercial and traditional forestry including agricultural/forestry machinery and vehicles.
A good foundation knowledge of silviculture.
A broad range of consolidated industry specific practical skills.
Formal training certificates for chainsaw and machinery operations.
A full understanding of health and safety.
A Full UK Driving Licence.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Salary: £24,000 per annum.

Attractive Benefits: 29 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, complimentary tickets to Longleat, discounts on retail merchandise, life assurance cover and more.

Contract Type: Permanent.

Hours of Work: 40 Hours per week, Monday to Friday 7.30 am to 4.15 pm. must be flexible, able and willing to work extra hours to meet business demands. Weekend rota, evenings and bank holiday working as required.

Please apply online on our website. Warminster, Wiltshire
Advert Start Date: 16/8/21

News

A Training Resource for Traditional Timber Building

Trawcoe

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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