Plumpton College at Flimwell. Woodland Management and Forestry Careers Training

forest management

Woodland Management and Forestry Careers Training Courses include: Forestry and Land Management, Chainsaw use, domestic and professional, Oak Timber Framing, construction method, 5-day practical course, 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. We can also arrange bespoke training courses at your site, ie we have a tree inspection day at Ardingly College with our arborist David Kavannagh Spall.
For a full course list please see this link
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.

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.

 

Latest Courses & Events »  (27 events)

Introduction to Chainsaw Use and Maintenance and Cross Cutting for the Domestic User

Fri 27 May '16   9.30am - 4.30pm
With: Alex Livingstone
Venue: Plumpton College at Flimwell Centre for Sustainable Food Farming and Forestry, Flimwell, East Sussex

Domestic Chainsaw use - Felling small trees up to 15 cm

Tues 31 May '16   9.30am - 4.30pm
With: Alex Livingstone
Venue: Plumpton College Flimwell Centre for Sustainable Food Farming and Forestry, Flimwell, East Sussex

Introduction to Green Woodworking

Thurs 2 June '16   10am - 4.30pm
With: John Waller
Venue: Plumpton College Flimwell Centre for Sustainable Food Farming and Forestry, Flimwell, East Sussex

WoodLots Directory »  (2740 listings)

Wadkins Chipper Blade Grinder Wadkins Professional, Type NQ, Chipper blade grinder.
Flat or hollow grinding, oil cooled, all parts still available, with instruction manual. This machine can be seen working.
Price £4,250 ono Surrey
Advert Start Date: 2/3/16
Contact: Vic Muggeridge, M & L Contractors
T/F: 020 8786 7383
M: 07703 519639
Elm Trunks Wanted Max diameter 2.1/2ft
Can be as small as a metre long. Uckfield, East Sussex
Advert Start Date: 19/4/16
Contact: Liam Olive
M: 07943 964184

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 Learing 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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