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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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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