Tree Identification

17 June 2019

This Summer Tree identification course will help you tell the difference between hazel and elm, beech and hornbeam, sessile and English oak – amongst others!

£18.00

This Summer Tree identification course will help you tell the difference between hazel and elm, beech and hornbeam, sessile and English oak – amongst others!

Date: Monday 17th June 2019

Times: 10.00 – 16.00

Location: Bolton Abbey, BD23 6AN

Cost: £18.00

Booking: Essential. For further information and booking please contact Hannah.rose@ydmt.org or complete and return a booking form.

 

About the course

This Summer Tree identification course will help you tell the difference between hazel and elm, beech and hornbeam, sessile and English oak – amongst others! We will be focussing on native tree species.  During the morning, there will be plenty of samples to look at, lots of pictures and during the afternoon, we will try out newly found skills in local woodlands

 

About the tutor

Edward Mills is a Chartered Forester and Chartered Environmentalist with a background and interest in woodland management and ecology.  He has more than 30 years’ experience of woodland management and forestry, working at first in SE England and for the past 25 years in NW England. He has had books published on coppicing and greenwood crafts and is an experienced teacher. He teaches a range of woodland-related courses and with his refreshing approach, aims to inspire adults and children to explore and appreciate the natural world.

Course organiser

Hannah Rose, Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust, 015242 51002, info@storiesinstone.org.uk. 

 

Equipment and requirements

It is recommended that you bring:

• Hand lens (available to borrow if required)

• Sturdy boots and waterproofs

• Plenty to drink

• Sun cream, insect repellent

You will need to be moderately fit. Please let us know of any medical conditions you have and ensure you bring your medication with you.

Lunch of soup and sandwich is provided as part of the course cost. Cavendish Pavilion staff will take your order on the morning of the course. Please ensure you make them aware of any allergies or requirements you may have.

 

Timetable (10am to 4pm)

Registration/ Arrival – 09:40 – 10:00am

Please note that we have arranged for participants to park for free. You will need to inform staff at the kiosk that you are there for the YDMT tree course.

• Introduction to tree identification (Cavendish Pavilion). Join us in the classroom to learn about basics of tree identification.

• Site visit (Valley of Desolation). A fieldwork session to put identification into practise.

 

 

To book please complete a booking form and return it with your payment.

This course is part of Stories in Stone, a scheme of conservation and community projects concentrated on the Ingleborough area. The scheme was developed by the Ingleborough Dales Landscape Partnership, led by Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust, and supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

You can find out more about the Stories in Stone project here.

 

For more conservation-related courses and jobs please see www.environmentjob.co.uk

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Booking Details

To book please complete a booking form and return it with your payment. Please return to Hannah Rose, Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust, 015242 51002, info@storiesinstone.org.uk.