Assessing Your Potential: Farm Woodland Creation & Management14th October, West Dunbartonshire
This practical half-day event will identify the on-farm opportunities for costs, savings and incomes which could be generated by managing existing woodland and planting new woodland.The group will discuss various options, look at how individual farms could benefit, and share ideas with other land managers.Free of charge to primary producers and £40.00 plus VAT to others. Booking is essential. Click here for a booking form.For more information or to book a place call Colleen on 0131 666 2474 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Delivered in partnership with Forestry Commission Scotland and the Central Scotland Green Network and supported by SRDP’s Skills Development Scheme, Duchy Originals Future Farming Programme, Forestry Commission Scotland and Zero Waste Scotland.
Trees: a Valuable Resource. Woodland Management and Biomass, Wednesday 29th October, Elphin, nr Ullapool
A practical day looking at trees: from planting and pruning to processing; how to manage existing woodland; opportunities for selling wood and wood fuel; what you need to know to commission a boiler; the RHI and an introduction to the Woodland Trust and Little Assynt Tree Nursery. Speakers include Russell Jobson, Woodland Trust; Neil Harrison, re:heat; Richard Wallace, Forestry Commission Scotland and Nick Clooney, Little Assynt Tree Nursery. The day will also include a visit to nearby woodland and local crofts. The event is free to crofters, farmers and other land managers & £60.00 plus VAT to others. Places are limited and booking is essential so lunch and resource packs can be provided. Click here for a booking form. For further information please call Lyn on 0131 666 0847 or email email@example.com
With support from SRDP’s Skills Development Scheme & QMS