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FREE 'Evanton Wood' - Community Path Training Event
Thursday, 31 May 2018, 10:00 - 16:30
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Overview: This 1 day learning event will be look at the basics of managing, maintaining and grading your community paths. It will be based within the Evanton Community Wood where participants will also be able to put into practice some of the classroom based learning.

Date: 31 May 2018

Time: 10.00am - 16.30pm

Location: Evanton Wood. Camden Street, Evanton IV6 9YJ (Carparking opposite the co-op in Evanton or along Camden Street. Less able attendees can park at the ‘Cabin’ within the woodland area).

What do I need?

We will be undertaking some practical path works within the Evanton Community Wood. Attendees should ensure that they wear comfortable walking/working footwear and appropriate outdoor/work clothing for the time of year.

Refreshments

Tea and coffee will be provided on arrival and a buffet lunch, with soup, is included at approx 1.15pm (any specific dietary requirements, as noted at the time of booking will be catered for).

Itinerary

10.00

Venue open from 10am with tea and coffee available

10.20

Welcome and Introduction

Graeme Anderson, Technical Officer at Paths for All

10.30

Path Management, Maintenance and Grading

An overview of the principles and techniques of Managing and Maintaining Community Paths along with the National Path Grading System

11.45

Refreshments

12.00

Path Management, Maintenance and Grading (contd.)

13.15

Lunch

14.00

Practical Sessions within the Woodland

An opportunity to undertake practical path maintenance activity and practice grading of existing paths.

16.00

Overview

An opportunity to follow up on the day’s events

16.30

End

How do I book?

Booking is essential as places are limited.

For more information please contact Marion Munro, 01259 222336 or email training@pathsforall.org.uk. To book a place on this course please click here.

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