Introduction to Hedgelaying

When 10 March at 9:30am to Friday 31 March at 4:00pm
Provided by The Conservation Volunteers
Description

The course is designed to give you an understanding of what hedgelaying is and why we do it, as well as having plenty of time to learn the practical techniques involved.

To enable students to understand the reasons for hedgelaying in terms of woodland and habitat management.

To enable students to understand and practice the techniques of hedgelaying.

Venue Hollybush Conservation Centre
Broad Lane Kirkstall Leeds LS5 3BP
Learning outcomes Observe and practice some aspects of the activity Explain why hedgelaying is done Know the tools and equipment necessary Understand the health and safety requirements.
Suitable for Adults 19 or over Leeds area residents People with mental ill health, physical illness, refugee status, learning difficulty or drug or alcohol issues
How to book We carry out a simple interview to make sure that the person is right for the course and the course is right for the person. To arrange an interview please contact the Short Courses Co-ordinator, Eric Yaffey, on 0113 239 9929 or 07740 899 723 or e-mail: e.yaffey@tcv.org.uk
Cost £60 or £16 if you are 65 or over FREE if you are on benefits. Evidence of benefits must be provided before the course starts.