Previous Grants & Bursaries
These have been many and varied over the years, but some recent and more unusual examples include:
Dunkeld Tree Trail
A contribution towards new interpretation at the Dunkeld Tree Trail, which included a new guide for visitors to be found here.
Funding for this contribution was made possible thanks to a generous gift received from Woodland Heritage’s most generous benefactor, Sydney Draper. After his death and to mark the incredible difference that he made towards the charity’s work, a new bench was commissioned and paid for by Woodland Heritage along the Dunkeld Tree Trail.
A Forestry Skills Study for England and Wales
The Forestry Skills Study was commissioned by the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) with support from Woodland Heritage, Forestry Commission England, Scottish Forestry Trust and University of Cumbria, on behalf of the Forestry Skills Forum. An open Invitation to Quote was issued by the RFS in April 2017 and, following a competitive tendering process, RDI Associates were appointed to undertake the work in May 2017. The study was overseen by a Steering Group comprising Simon Lloyd (Royal Forestry Society), Steve Fowkes (Forestry Commission England), Guy Corbett-Marshall (Woodland Heritage) and Mark Tomlinson (University of Cumbria).
Professor Oliver Rackham OBE FBA notebooks
Digitisation of some of the notebooks that had been kept during his lifetime by one of Britain’s most respected tree experts, Professor Oliver Rackham OBE FBA, examples of which can be found here:
WH forestry@Bangor student ambassador
A bursary to enable the first ‘WH forestry@Bangor student ambassador’ to be appointed, strengthening the links between Bangor University Forestry Students Association and Woodland Heritage.