Dunnet Forestry Trust are holding a FREE log-scribing course in Dunnet Forest under the instruction of Dan Franklin www.woodenways.com who runs the British Isles School of Log Builders. The course will start on Monday 11 June 2012 and there will be a limited number of places available for students who must own their own chainsaw and hold a certificate of competence for crosscutting and chainsaw maintenance.
Dunnet Forestry Trust Autumn 2011 News Letter Ee Forest Crack Dear DFT members, The nights are drawing in, autumn is here and its time for another Forest news letter; it's been a very busy summer season in the forest. The Trust's AGM was held on 25th May at Castlehill Heritage Centre and as usual, there were board members standing down, this year Mrs.
The AGM will be held on the 25th May at 7.30pm in the Castlehill Heritage Centre, Castletown. Three directors Jean Clasper, David Bertram and Irvine Smith will stand down from office by rotation, being eligible they will stand again for re-election.
People in and around Caithness who use a solid fuel system are set to benefit from having a new local supplier to provide their wood fuel. Paul and Diane Barrett moved to Caithness from Essex, following the purchase of South Quintfall Forest Lyth, four years ago.