How To Identify Trees in Winter (Online Workshop 2 of 2)

If you struggle to identify trees in the countryside during winter, when the leaves are on the ground, then you'll learn so much in this online workshop. Discover how to identify trees in winter using buds, bark, leaf litter, tree form and other features. You will also find out where you can get a whole lot more free resources to take your tree learning further.

You can sign up to our FREE introductory Tree ID online course; Kickstart Your Tree ID Skills
ENROLL HERE:

If you missed my first session, you can watch that Winter Trees Workshop right here:

Whether you work with trees, in outdoor education or you simply have a keen interest to know more, there's something for you here. This workshop is led by James Kendall, bushcraft tutor and woodland manager at Woodland Classroom.

This workshop is a great introduction to the subject of identifying trees in the season of winter. It was also great to see this event being so popular with over 700 people in attendance.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
Alder vs. Elder
3 Easy Winter Trees
Beech vs. Hornbeam
Trees in Focus: Ash
Recommended Books & Resources

Trees covered in this workshop include; alder, elder, hazel, larch, field maple, beech, hornbeam, ash and more.

Woodland Classroom host courses in foraging, wellbeing in the woods, mindfulness in nature and bushcraft in North Wales. If you would like to know more, go to:

#trees #arboriculture #woodlands

Identifying Trees in Winter (online workshop)

Discover how to identify trees in winter using buds, bark, leaf litter, tree form and other features. This workshop is perfect for anyone who struggles to identify the trees around them. Learn 3 key hacks to help you name any tree, unlock tips for identifying tree species from a distance and find out where you can get a whole lot more free resources to take your tree learning further.

You can sign up to our FREE introductory Tree ID online course; Kickstart Your Tree ID Skills
ENROLL HERE:

Whether you work with trees, in outdoor education or you simply have a keen interest to know more, there's something for you here. This workshop is led by James Kendall, bushcraft tutor and woodland manager at Woodland Classroom.

This workshop is a great introduction to the subject of identifying trees in the season of winter. It was also great to see this event being so popular with over 500 people in attendance.

Trees covered in this workshop include; hawthorn, blackthorn, ash, beech, alder, field maple, oaks, elder, elm, larch, birch and more.

Woodland Classroom host courses in foraging, wellbeing in the woods, mindfulness in nature and bushcraft in North Wales. If you would like to know more, go to:

#trees #arboriculture #woodlands

Whispers from the Wood, Ep 5: Make Your Own Medicine

Lea makes her own cough syrup using wild medicinal plants, which is easy to make yourself. With just a few ingredients you can help keep coughs and cold at bay. Leas uses nettle, spruce and plantain mixed with brandy and honey.

Whispers from the Wood is a regular video series funded by and exclusively for our lovely Patrons. Each week we dive into experienced we've had during our nature connection journey and we also support you along your journey to a deeper connection to the natural world with craft ideas, insights and stories.

If you love watching this series, please share our Patreon link with others who you think might enjoy it so we can continue to provide these videos for you. Without our much-valued Patrons' support we can't make these videos happen.

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Thanks for watching – we hope this episode inspires you.

James & Lea

Whispers from the Wood, Ep 4: Animal Tracks & Signs

James is out walking in a conifer forest today and he's found some interesting clues to animal activity. This is a good opportunity to examine animal tracks & signs, as we uncover what has been feeding on the spruce cones. Also you can learn abut how to identify the Sitka Spruce tree, one of our most common forestry trees in the UK.

Whispers from the Wood is a regular video series funded by and exclusively for our lovely Patrons. Each week we dive into experienced we've had during our nature connection journey and we also support you along your journey to a deeper connection to the natural world with craft ideas, insights and stories.

If you love watching this series, please share our Patreon link with others who you think might enjoy it so we can continue to provide these videos for you. Without our much-valued Patrons' support we can't make these videos happen.

Woodland Classroom on Patreon:

Thanks for watching – we hope this episode inspires you.

James & Lea

How To Forage Spruce & Use It (5 Tasty Recipes)

Spruce is a little talked about wild food, but it's great stuff! I show you how to forage yummy foods from Spruce trees. You will learn to make 5 tasty recipes using spruce tips. Spruce makes a refreshing and zesty ingredient and it's so good for your health. I show you ways to prepare and preserve this wild food so you can enjoy it year round.

Wild foods are so good for our overall health and whilst we're foraging we are also outdoors getting exercise, fresh air and sunshine on our faces.

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Woodland Classroom host courses in foraging, wellbeing in the woods, mindfulness in nature and bushcraft in North Wales. If you would like to know more, go to:

Note: Always have the permission of the landowner if you want to forage and ensure you have a good field guide (or two) with you so you can make a a positive and safe identification of the plant.

#spruce #health #foraging #wildfood