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The New Forest Land Advice Service is running over 30 rural skills courses this year as part of the Heritage Lottery funded Our Past, Our Future landscape partnership scheme.

We are delivering a training programme for farmers, commoners, landowners and managers around the New Forest. For more information about the courses please follow the links below.

Acid grassland ID – Rockford Common, Rockford

When: Tuesday 4 June, 2pm – 4pm BOOK HERE

Hedgerow Survey – Godshill Village Hall, Godshill

When: Tuesday 25 June, 9.30am – 4pm BOOK HERE

Rodent Control – Minstead Village Hall, Minstead

When: Thursday 4 July, 9.30am – 4.30pm BOOK HERE

Wildflower meadow ID – TBC

When: Tuesday 16 July, 2pm – 4pm

Emergency First Aid at Work – Forestry Specific, Brockenhurst College

When: Friday 26 July, 8.30am – 5.30pm BOOK HERE

Wildflower meadow creation – TBC

When: Tuesday 13 August, 9.30am – 4pm

For more information about these courses, please email Richard Austin ( or call 01590 646661.

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'We help commoners to continue their ancient way by providing grants, training and advice.'

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