Work, Worship, Study and Play

An Introduction to Woodland Management

Join a practical weekend workshop to gain some introductory skills in woodland management

Friday 15th March -  Sunday 17th March 2024

Space is available on this event

Led by Becky Wilkinson

This weekend is suitable for people who have small woodlands or areas of trees in community spaces,  schools, church yards etc and who want to get started in making the most of their woodland. Learn how to manage your land to improve biodiversity, carbon capture, climate resilience and as a space to benefit all.

This weekend will cover:

  • what to do when
  • pruning and thinning with hand tools
  • woodland creation
  •  pests and diseases
  • invasive species 
  • woodland risk assessments 

Becky Wilkinson is Learning and Outreach Manager for the Royal Forestry Society, a Forest School Leader and manages her own small woodland.

Arrivals: from 3pm Friday - first meal is dinner at 7pm

Departures: 3pm Sunday

Costs: We have two rates for adults £100 (Basic Rate) or £125 (*Benefactor Rate), If you would like to camp then adults are £75 (Basic Rate) or £100 (Benefactor Rate). If you are able to afford the Benefactor rate this helps to support the work of Othona and enables us to provide bursaries to support those who cannot afford to come.  Normal child rates apply (Child Rates).

We may be able to offer a bursary if needed. Please contact us to find out more.

*(Find out about our Benefactor Rate)


15 Mar 2024 15:00 to 17 Mar 2024 15:00
Othona Community, Essex
East End Road
Landline: 01621 776564 ext. 01621776564
Landline: 01621776564 ext. 01621776564