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January 2020

Hedge Laying (A Practical Training Session)

Friday, January 10th, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Hadleigh Park, Chapel Lane
Hadleigh, SS7 2PP United Kingdom
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This is a practical hands-on day of training in hedge laying, which will include: Overview of what hedge laying is, and how it works Preparing the hedge for laying Practising the pleaching cuts Laying a section of hedge Staking and trimming the hedge Hedge laying is a traditional countryside skill. The tools we will be using are saw, axe and billhook. It is intended that you will learn by doing, so we will be outside for the whole session. Also…

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March 2020

Valuing and Managing Veteran Trees

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Blickling Estate, The Old School
Blickling, Norfolk NR11 6NF United Kingdom
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This one-day introductory course is aimed at those who are responsible for managing areas with veteran trees, anyone who owns veteran trees or has a keen interest. Learning outcomes This course will focus on providing participants with sufficient information and experience to: Give a description of a veteran tree that is of importance for biological and heritage value Explain why trees can live so long Describe how and where roots grow and why they are important Undertake a simple survey…

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Introduction to Rewetting the Moorland Environment

Thursday, March 12th, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Marsden Moor Estate Office, Station Road
Marsden, West Yorkshire HD7 6DH United Kingdom
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Managing the flow of water within the landscape is vital to restoring a healthy blanket bog, reducing wildfire risk, Natural Flood Management and drinking water quality. The hydrology has a direct effect on what plants and animals will inhabit it. The event will explain the principles of moorland management; primarily focused on controlling water in the context of restoring a habitat and Natural Flood Management. Looking at designs and structures of small dams in an upland environment. It will also…

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