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By the end of the course, you will have:
  • The basic knowledge to manage woodland where the primary aim is conservation for nature
  • The knowledge of the basic history of British Woodland
  • Knowledge of the four tier woodland layers & their importance to bio-diversity
  • Knowledge of traditional methods of woodland management & how these methods where appropriate can enhance woodland for conservation
  • Appreciate the priorities for woodland conservation
  • Knowledge of Ancient Semi Natural Woodland Indicators
  • Appreciate whether to intervene or not to intervene for conservation
  • When thinning, regeneration and planting may be appropriate for conservation
  • Understand the contribution to conservation to be made by glades, rides, open spaces & dead/dying trees
  • The management principles for nature conservation.

The finer details

Outline of the history of British woodland; woodland benefits; 4 tier woodland layers; effects of neglect; challenges of small woodland; Intervention; priorities; ASNW; Traditional methods of management; No’s of Invertebrates associated with trees & shrubs; changes in use by birds as trees grow; Thinning, regeneration & planting; Glades, rides, open spaces & dead/dying trees; management principles for nature conservation.
Woodland Management For Conservation

Delivery method

Theory and Practical

Recognised by

Lantra Awards

Who should attend?

Conservation Groups and Volunteers; Woodland Managers and Owners; Farmers; Estate Managers; Wild Life Trusts; National Trust.

What will be covered?

By the end of the course, you will have:
  • The basic knowledge to manage woodland where the primary aim is conservation for nature
  • The knowledge of the basic history of British Woodland
  • Knowledge of the four tier woodland layers & their importance to bio-diversity
  • Knowledge of traditional methods of woodland management & how these methods where appropriate can enhance woodland for conservation
  • Appreciate the priorities for woodland conservation
  • Knowledge of Ancient Semi Natural Woodland Indicators
  • Appreciate whether to intervene or not to intervene for conservation
  • When thinning, regeneration and planting may be appropriate for conservation
  • Understand the contribution to conservation to be made by glades, rides, open spaces & dead/dying trees
  • The management principles for nature conservation.

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15/03/2024

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