Level 3 students from our Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Conservation and Wildlife Management programme gained unique research experience during an inaugural study tour to the Isle of Skye.
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Congratulations to our first year Level 3 Extended Diploma in Forestry and Arboriculture students who took first place at the annual 3ATC (Arboricultural Association Arborist Tree Challenge) Northern College Climbing Competition – winning £250 worth of climbing equipment for the college! Our second year students, who also competed, did themselves proud by taking second place […]
Game Management students recently benefited from the expertise of Liam Bell, head gamekeeper at Millichope Park, Shropshire. Liam, who is Regional Chair of the National Gamekeepers’ Organisation and the author of ‘On Your Shoot’, a practical guide to creating and managing gamebird shoots, took the students through the shooting year during a visit to the […]
Countryside students have been tasked with revitalising an outdoor learning area for a Stoke-on-Trent primary school as part of their community project work. Our second year Level 3 Forestry and Arboriculture students rose to the challenge and are currently redeveloping Scholar Green Primary School’s woodland area, pond dipping-platform, steps and will be creating a wildlife […]
In the spirit of Christmas, Twm Brunton is treating students and staff to an extraordinary carol concert on Tuesday 15th December. Starting at 12pm, Twm will be dressing up as a fairy and singing some classic Christmas songs from the top of the Reaseheath’s 100ft Redwood tree on main lawn, all in aid of the charity, […]
Our countryside students have been busy working out in the community helping Elworth Cricket Club with some of their redevelopments. With a plan to revitalise their under 18s practice area, the cricket club called upon our countryside department for help in tidying up some overhanging lime trees. Sixteen second year forestry and arboriculture students worked […]
Game Management students will be able to learn more about managing habitat for game birds thanks to a donation of game cover seed from Kings, UK and European specialists in game cover, conservation and cover crops. Our Countryside Department has received enough Poacher maize, Campaign Mix and Moir Mix to cover five acres of land. […]
Level 3 Diploma in Forestry and Arboriculture students reached new heights at the UK finals of the College Climbing Competition, held at the Arboricultural Association’s (AA) ARB Show last week. Our team of second year students were crowned UK College Climbing Champions in Group 2 (less than two years practical climbing experience) while our first […]
On 29th April, two teams of first and second year Forestry and Arboriculture students became the first Reaseheath College students to enter the annual 3ATC Arborist Tree Challenge held at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. With this being the first time teams from the College have entered the competition, the students did not know exactly what to […]
Fishery management students were recently treated to industry insights from a leading fish feed manufacturer. Alan Bowhill, Marketing Manager for Skretting visited the College from the Shetland Isles to deliver a guest lecture on the science underpinning fish nutrition. This was a great opportunity for students to learn more about the feed industry and technical […]