Goslings on the way!


A sure sign of Spring, CAT’s geese have laid two eggs. The eggs were laid in an exposed place by the pond, and have since been moved inside the goose hutch to improve their chances.

The proud parents are Blackcap and Bernard, below.

VIDEO: My job at CAT in less than a minute. Grace Crabb – tutor on CAT’s woodland courses

Coppicing the trees in the reed beds at CAT

Sustainable Woodland Management (5 days) Mon 24 Oct – Fri 28 Oct, 2011

This course is aimed at those currently managing or planning to manage woodland. It covers both practical and theoretical aspects of managing a small wood and will lead to accreditation at Level 3 with the Open College Network.

Coppicing the trees in the reed beds at CAT

Practical Woodland Management (5 days) Mon 28 Nov – Fri 02 Dec, 2011

This course is an introduction to practical coppicing in small woodlands. Learn the ancient skills of growing and harvesting using traditional coppice methods. Including sessions on horselogging and biodiversity surveying, this course can be claimed as part of a CPD (Continued Professional Development) programme for those wishing to start out in woodland management or progress in the field.