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Unlock the Secrets Beneath Your Trees: Technical Soil Identification & Surveying Course

Event by: ICF

Event Summary

In this intensive two-day workshop, we will delve deep into the world of soil, gaining invaluable insights into:

  1. Soil Identification: Learn how to identify various soil types, how they are formed and understand the intricate balance of nutrients within different soil types
  2. Grouping Soils: Master the art of categorizing soils by parent material, soil type and vegetation cover. This system of soil type grouping can be used for a quick and effective management decision tool when planning for woodland creation and replanting projects
  3. Matching tree species to the soil type and water retention to maximise your tree health and growth.  Crucial for effective forestry establishment and long-term forest resilience
  4. Soil & Deep Peat Surveying Techniques: Equip yourself with the skills to conduct comprehensive soil surveys, structured around standard methodologies and technologies
  5. Mobile App Technology: Harness the power of mobile app technology to streamline your soil surveying process, enhancing efficiency and accuracy.

 

When?

3rd-4th October 2024

Where?

Powys

 

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