Small Woods Accounts

Small Woods accounts for 2014/15 are now available here. Hard copies will be given to all attending the AGM on 12th September in Cirencester.

 

Coppice Apprenticeship Recruitment Event

Smallwoods association and the Hampshire Coppice craftsman’s group have created an exciting woodland training opportunity.
A two year part time apprenticeship is on offer to a hard working individual keen to learn the basic skills needed to begin working within the woodland sector.

A recruitment event will take place on September 23rd & 24th near Swanmore, Hamshire.

For futher information and/or to book on please contact 07964 934556 or email  RichardThomason@smallwoods.org.uk

Hampshire Apprenticeship

 

 

Small Woods in the Indy!

Phil Tidey, Membership Services Manager, was interviewed this week in the Independent for an article on buying woods.

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Small Woods Patron

Rob Penn, who many of you will have come across as presenter of Tales from the Wildwood, has agreed to become the Patron of Small Woods. An enthusiastic advocate for well managed small woodlands, Rob will be helping us raise our profile by speaking at our annual conference, contributing a regular column to our quarterly Small Woods magazine, hosting woodland visits and helping us make our case to partners and funders. See here for more information.

 

 

 

Bambi Breakout from APF show

All seemed to be going very well on the Small Woods Association stand at the recent APF show, that is until their full size willow sculpture of a Deer, which formed the central display, was stolen.

Richard Thomason project manager for the Small Woods Association said ‘we were having a great show with lots of interested visitors.  We shared our stand with the Deer Initiative to promote the need for sustainable deer management and to launch our Venison pledge initiative to encourage more people to eat wild venison.’  
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Work in the woods

Do you want a career working in the woodlands?

Smallwood Association and the Dorset wildlife trust have created an exciting woodland training opportunity.

A one year part time work placement is on offer to a hard working individual keen to learn the basic skills needed to begin working within the woodland sector. Continue reading