29thNovember 2023

Women in Forestry Practical Training Fund

29.11.23|Categories: Funding, Training|Tags: , , , , |

The Women in Forestry Practical Training Fund has been established to support the personal development of women (over 16 years old), providing them with additional skills to progress their careers and employment opportunities in forestry beyond their current role. Find out about other funding badges via Skills Hub Scotland.

22ndMarch 2023

Women in Forestry Courses

22.03.23|Categories: Funding, Training|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever wanted to gain more knowledge or skills in Forestry? Funding is now available for women living in Scotland towards selected courses, including chainsaws use and maintenance, arboriculture, Emergency first aid at work + forestry to name a few. This programme provides women working in Forestry, or who [...]

7thJune 2022

New Award will grow foresters of the future

07.06.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

A new Scottish Junior Forester Award has been launched . This  aims to give children and young people an insight into a career in forestry, equipping them with the knowledge and practical skills so that they can help manage woodlands in their schools or communities. The Scottish Junior Forester Award [...]

19thOctober 2021

Living Ash Project – report a tree

19.10.21|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Have you seen a healthy ash tree surrounded by dying ash trees? The Living Ash Project aims to identify a large and diverse number of ash trees with good tolerance to ash dieback. This is to help breed future stocks of health and resistant trees.  This might be worth exploring [...]