Are you a sheep? If you are, then please don’t read on. Delete this message and carry on doing what you were doing. Still here? So you’re not a sheep then? You’re a rebel at heart? I didn’t think you were a sheep. If you were then you wouldn’t be reading this; you’d be reading […]
Watch out, there’s a black moon rising. Ever heard of a black moon? No, we hadn’t either. Click here to read more about this relatively rare phenomenon. Chris & the Forest Skills Team Let the adventure begin!
The possibilities are massive! Following a fantastically successful training course yesterday, we’ve been in discussion with Julian Woodall of Medic Services International with regards to some new courses for 2017. Quite honestly, the things we were discussing yesterday make our Practical Survivor course look tame! So keep watching to see what we come up with. […]
We’ve some fantastic news to share today. We’ve been rather busy in the office over the last month getting some new things in place, including a new (slight) diversification for Forest Skills Ltd. This has resulted in us being a little quiet on the blogging front as well. Hopefully you’ll agree that it’s been worth […]
We’re really looking forward to working with Geoff McMullan again this year on our Introduction to Tracking course next weekend (20th-22nd). Geoff is one of the UK’s most respected tracking instructors and this 3 day course is going to be a belter! We’ve got loads of tracks, trails & signs ready for you to work […]
We’re in the woods installing about 80m of fencing today. We felled a large area of saplings earlier in the year so that we could manage the area as coppice. As the trees are happily regrowing as coppice woodland, we need to add some protection for them; both from the rabbits and the sheep. We […]
Researchers have studied how boa constrictors subdue their prey. What they found will suprise you. To read more click here. Chris & the Forest Skills Team Let the adventure begin
This is what we do during the week During a regular week the Forest Skills Team are kept busy running forest school sessions for children between 5 & 16. Forest school sessions are all inclusive & we take great pride in doing what we do. And this is why; below is a review that we […]
Hi folks. In case you might have missed it, BBC Winterwatch starts tonight at 9am (BBC2). Chris & the Forest Skills Team Let the adventure begin!
An article in from The Research Council of Norway concludes that in just seven years, as much as one-third of the mountain birch forest in the North Calotte region was defoliated by two moth species. Researchers now have a better understanding of what happened. Read More… The Forest Skills Ltd Team Let the adventure begin!