Forestry and Arboriculture

Subject Area Overview

Studying a forestry and arboriculture course at Hadlow College is the perfect way to start your career in this important sector.  The forests and woodlands of Great Britain are home to a range of plants and animals as well as an important resource for recreation, tourism and sport.  They contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gases and provide natural resources for building and fuel. 

Our forestry courses give you the theory as well as the practical skills to successfully care and maintain urban trees and woodlands as well as an introduction into the management of the wider ecosystem to protect valuable water resources. For more information on some of the career options available in this sector, see the post on the Hadlow College blog.

Ultimately, upon finishing your course at Hadlow College, your career in forestry could involve working as an aborist, tree surgeon or woodland manager.

Latest News

Improvements and exciting new animals for our Animal Management Unit

Posted on 29th September 2014 in Animal Management

Our animal management students have some exciting new animals to get to know this year, including three Northern Flying Squirrels which are housed in a special nocturnal room of the animal management unit. These squirrels, together with the Sugar Gliders that we already possess, will make great research projects and allow students to conduct comparison studies, such as how they breed their young.

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Pip to Plate

Posted on 26th September 2014 in Horticulture, Events

On Friday 26th September, Hadlow College, together with The British Independent Fruit Growers Association [BIFGA] held an educational outdoors event for local school students.

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Events

Course Information Event

Hadlow Campus, Canterbury Campus, Greenwich Campus, Mottingham Campus

Event date 22nd October 2014 at 4:30pm
Events

Parrot Training Workshop

Hadlow Campus

Event date 26th October 2014 at 10:00am
Animal Management, Events