Tree and Timber Measuring Course - 29th September. Castle Howard, North Yorkshire

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This one day training course is aimed at landowners, woodland managers and land agents who have an interest in being able to estimate the volume of growing trees or timber within their woodlands.

The course is Lantra Awards accredited and the day will be split between classroom and woodland to provide students with both the theory and practical side of timber measurement.

Course Cost:  £110+VAT to include Lantra Awards certification, course materials, lunch and refreshments.

To book your place, please contact the office on 01765 609355 or email us at enquiries@ruraldevelopment.org.uk

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Tree and Timber Measurement

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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.

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