RFS one day training courses are designed to meet the needs of new and novice woodland owners and others who wish to further develop their existing knowledge and skills in many aspects of forestry

Royal Forestry Society

Each course has clear learning objectives and will include a mixture of lectures and practical activities. Locations have been selected where the principles being explained can be demonstrated in the forest. 

Small group sizes will make it possible for the learning to be informal, personal and highly rewarding.

Delegates will be issued with an RFS Certificate of Attendance following each course.

Our team of instructors are all acknowledged experts in their fields and dedicated to forestry education. 


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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Cordwood for Sale 164 cu.m. of mixed birch, oak and hornbeam cut to 2.9m lengths.
7 cm - 30 cm diameter.
FSC Certified. Felled January - March 2019.
Roadside, good lorry access available.
Currently on auction at:
Purchaser to arrange own haulage Near Hailsham, East Sussex
Advert Start Date: 23/12/19
Contact: Nick Covarr, East Sussex Beat Forester, Forestry England
T: 03000 67 4464
M: 07881 501846
Sawmill Machinery for sale Stenner 54" band mill with carriage .
Log in-feed
Shaker conveyor
Post pointers
Stenner 36" re-saws
Treatment plant
Stenner 36" split saw for round poles /posts infeed outfeed
location: Lockerbie, Scotland
Advert Start Date: 30/1/20
Contact: Jamie Long
M: 07919 207694


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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