RSPB Woodland Management Courses

The RSPB Technical Advice Unit is running two courses on woodland management in July. Please see below and the attached booklet for course details, cost and how to book.

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Woodland management for wildlife – an introduction
Date: 26 July Location: Ticknall, South Derbyshire

This course will explore how woodland management for wildlife can be integrated with other woodland management objectives, including legal, practical and financial considerations. It will cover the ecology of declining woodland species and how targeted management can benefit these, illustrated by a site visit to Calke Abbey National Trust estate. Suitable for landowners and managers or others who wish to increase their knowledge of woodland wildlife.

Woodland management for wildlife – advanced
Date: 20 July Location: Retford, Nottinghamshire

This course is suitable for woodland owners and managers, forestry practitioners and advisers. It covers the ecology of declining woodland species and how targeted management for wildlife can be integrated with other woodland management objectives. The course includes talks from Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust and Forestry Commission, and a workshop style discussion on relevant management issues and practical/financial considerations. A site visit to Treswell Wood Nottinghamshire illustrates possible approaches to integrating economic sustainability with conservation management.

Please contact Neil.Duffield@rspb.org.uk for more information or Holly.Jopson@rspb.org.uk to book a place.