Tarmac has hosted a group of arboriculture and forestry apprentices from Capel Manor College at its Panshanger Park, to help them gain practical experience and develop their skill as part of their course.
Tarmac have formed a partnership with the college, who they have developed a strong relationship with in recent years. The company provides a prize for the best level three countryside student every year.
Michael Charlton, restoration manager at Panshanger Park, said: “Making the park an educational resource is very important to us and is central to our long-term vision for the park. Hopefully the work the apprentices do here will help them to find employment in the future.”
Derek McFarland, deputy head arboriculture and countryside at Capel Manor College, said, “Panshanger Park is an excellent place for our apprentices to develop their skills. It’s important they learn in a real-life environment, where woodland management is central to the sustainability of the wider park.”
As well as supporting Capel Manor College, Tarmac has set up a Forest School at Panshanger Park in partnership with the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust. The Forest School, which opened in February 2015, is an opportunity for school children to develop social and creative skills in the natural environment.
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