Entries by reaseheathblog

Arborists claim tree climbing victory

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 […]

Shoot visit for Game Management students

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 […]

Pupils to benefit from woodland redevelopment

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 […]

Forestry and arboriculture students put their tree pruning skills into action

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 […]

Tree climbing triumph for students!

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 […]

Students hooked by fish feed manager

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 […]