A practical one day course and assessment for anyone who uses a brushcutter or strimmer. Subsidised by Stories in Stone.
A practical four day course and certification in the maintenance and safe use of chainsaws and the felling and processing of trees. Subsidised by Stories in Stone.
A practical 6-day course for people who need a certification in the climbing of trees with a rope.
This is a chance to visit our Supporter Woodland 'Ormsgill Wood' which is located near Airton.
Find out how vernacular houses and barns can give us a unique glimpse into the past. A one day course.
Learn how to record vernacular buildings and interpret how people lived and worked in the past. A one day course.
Learn the skill of mowing with a scythe under expert tuition.
A scenic 5 mile walk around Stainforth, including a visit to Stainforth Foss where we may be lucky enough to see the salmon leaping up the waterfalls.
An excellent 5 mile circular walk around Littondale enjoying some fantastic traditional wildflower hay meadows.
A 9 day course ideal for anyone wanting to work in the industry. Subsidised by Stories in Stone.
A scenic 6 mile walk from Burnsall taking in river banks, woodland and limestone pastures, and exploring the fascinating geography, history and heritage of Wharfedale. In partnership with mountain leader Mark Reid, author of ’The Inn Way’ guidebooks.
Learn how to plan a guided walk, including the health and safety implications.
This 2-day course is for the leaders of guided walks, and will provide First Aid training for rural situations.
If botany is new for you, or you just need a recap, this course will offer an overview and introduction to the world of botanical identification; including terminology and the key family’s characteristics.
This course will provide an overview of techniques required to conduct botanical surveys for site monitoring purposes, including the principles of Phase 1 and NVC surveys.
This course will introduce the identification of grasses, including their key identifiable features. Course participants will be provided with the key skills in using identification keys to identify grasses in the field.
This one day course offers participants an introduction to the different wildflowers that you may typically find in an upland hay meadow.
This is an informal one-day course exploring the diversity of wildflowers to be found on the limestone pavements of Ingleborough.
This is an informal one-day course exploring the flora of Swarth Moor and what makes this raised bog site so special.
This is an informal course for those who would like to organise and lead a guided walk with a wildlife theme.
This is a practical course on the basics of putting guided story walks together. Participants will be guided through how to research a story walk, basic story telling skills and engaging family audiences.
Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust
Main Street, Clapham, Nr Lancaster
North Yorkshire LA2 8DP
Telephone: 015242 51002