A practical one day course and assessment for anyone who uses a brushcutter or strimmer. Subsidised by Stories in Stone.
A practical four day course and certification in the maintenance and safe use of chainsaws and the felling and processing of trees. Subsidised by Stories in Stone.
A practical 6-day course for people who need a certification in the climbing of trees with a rope.
This is a chance to visit our Supporter Woodland 'Ormsgill Wood' which is located near Airton.
Find out how vernacular houses and barns can give us a unique glimpse into the past. A one day course.
Learn how to record vernacular buildings and interpret how people lived and worked in the past. A one day course.
A scenic 5 mile walk around Stainforth, including a visit to Stainforth Foss where we may be lucky enough to see the salmon leaping up the waterfalls.
An excellent 5 mile circular walk around Littondale enjoying some fantastic traditional wildflower hay meadows.
A 9 day course ideal for anyone wanting to work in the industry. Subsidised by Stories in Stone.
A scenic 6 mile walk from Burnsall taking in river banks, woodland and limestone pastures, and exploring the fascinating geography, history and heritage of Wharfedale. In partnership with mountain leader Mark Reid, author of ’The Inn Way’ guidebooks.
This 2-day course is for the leaders of guided walks, and will provide First Aid training for rural situations.
If botany is new for you, or you just need a recap, this course will offer an overview and introduction to the world of botanical identification; including terminology and the key family’s characteristics.
This course will provide an overview of techniques required to conduct botanical surveys for site monitoring purposes, including the principles of Phase 1 and NVC surveys.
This course will introduce the identification of grasses, including their key identifiable features. Course participants will be provided with the key skills in using identification keys to identify grasses in the field.
This one day course offers participants an introduction to the different wildflowers that you may typically find in an upland hay meadow.
This is an informal one-day course exploring the diversity of wildflowers to be found on the limestone pavements of Ingleborough.
This is an informal one-day course exploring the flora of Swarth Moor and what makes this raised bog site so special.
This is an informal course for those who would like to organise and lead a guided walk with a wildlife theme.
This is a practical course on the basics of putting guided story walks together. Participants will be guided through how to research a story walk, basic story telling skills and engaging family audiences.
An introduction to the flora of woodlands, this course will provide an overview of the flora of Oxenber woods including the past and current management of woodlands and how this can influence the flora occurring.
Learn the skill of mowing with a scythe under expert tuition.
The scythe is a modern, lightweight and simple tool which will enable you to manage vegetation where machinery is not possible or unsuitable. This training course will enable you to learn the necessary skills under expert tuition.
Help us celebrate the first year of Stories in Stone conservation & community scheme with talks, stalls, kids activities, free refreshments, and a slice of birthday cake at 12 noon!
This course will provide training for guided walk leaders in leading activity walks for young children in the context of playgroups, nurseries or within family groups. Participants will gain hands-on experience in how to use the environment on a short walk with children to engage and inspire.
This course will provide training for guided walk leaders in effective landscape interpretation and group engagement.
Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust
Main Street, Clapham, Nr Lancaster
North Yorkshire LA2 8DP
Telephone: 015242 51002