Short Courses

Join CAT volunteers in our woodlands and gardens

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Short Courses, Volunteering, Woodland

CAT volunteer EunKyung Shin (pictured below, axe in hand) has been helping in our woodlands since the winter. Here she recounts the challenges and joys of getting to grips... Read More

Sustainable Building Demonstrations at Ecobuild

This blog is posted in: Blog, Events, Front Page, Graduate School, Green Building, Kit's Blogs, Short Courses

This week is Ecobuild – the event of the year for people in the built environment industry who are interested in sustainability. It will be going on 7th-9th March... Read More

Waves, weirs and waterwheels – unleashing the power of water

This blog is posted in: Blog, Engineering, Front Page, GSE Student Blogs, Hydro Power, REBE Student Blogs, Renewable Energy, Renewable Energy Blog, Short Courses, Students at CAT, Sustainability and Adaptation Student Blogs

How can we use and manage water in a more sustainable way? CAT volunteer and MSc student Ed Macdonald has been exploring the issues and delving into the detail... Read More

CAT customer and supporter survey – let us know your views

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Graduate School, Membership, Short Courses, Venue/ Accom hire

Can you spare a few minutes to help CAT in the development of our strategic planning? We are reviewing how best we can maximise our impact towards our mission... Read More

Ask an expert: eco refurbishments

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Green Building, Green Living, Low Carbon Living, Short Courses, Sustainability

Want to refurbish your home in a sustainable way? With over 25 years’ experience, including as tutor on CAT’s Eco Refurbishment course, Nick Parsons has some great advice –... Read More

Wild CAT – new nature connection course for rewilding the self

This blog is posted in: Blog, Events, Front Page, Green Living, Nature Blog, Short Courses, Woodland

A figure emerges from the undergrowth, with mud-covered face and a wild look in the eyes. Is it a fox? A badger? A wildcat? No… it’s a participant on... Read More

If you go down to the woods today….

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Green Living, Nature Blog, Short Courses, Woodland

Get out into the woods this October with some great weekend and day courses at CAT. Forage for mushrooms or herbal remedies, learn about woodland management, or get to... Read More

Zero Carbon Conversations

This blog is posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Community Energy, Front Page, Short Courses, ZCBlog, Zero Carbon Britain

During our latest Zero Carbon Britain (ZCB) course, film-maker Mike Erskine asked people about their hopes, fears and ambitions for a climate safe future. Watch these Zero Carbon Conversations... Read More

Off-grid water works

This blog is posted in: Blog, Front Page, Green Living, Short Courses, Sustainability, Water and Waste

Do you know where your water comes from? You probably just turn on the tap and there it is. Flush the toilet and off it goes. Most of us... Read More

Skill-sharing with the Wanju Ladies Club

This blog is posted in: Blog, Community Energy, Front Page, Green Living, Short Courses

There’s a quiet revolution happening in South Korea. People are moving ‘back to the village’ in huge numbers following the economic crisis and rejection of the consumerist and competitive... Read More

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