|Module Title||FORESTRY AND WOODLAND|
|Co-ordinator||Mrs Jill Bullen Hulse|
|Assessment||Exam||1.5 Hours Outcomes assessed: 2, 3||100%|
Identify the impact of a woodland on the surrounding area.
a. Identify the contribution of the woodland to the local landscape.
b. Describe the impact of the woodland on the surrounding land use or enterprise.
c. Identify the features within the woodland that are of nature conservation benefit.
Landscape - colour, texture, form, shape, scale, character
Impact - shading, shelter, pests, opportunities and constraints
Conservation benefit - species present, structure, layout, management
Describe the main events in a woodland/forest rotation
a. The process of tree planting and establishment is described
b. The management undertaken during the rotation period is identified.
Tree planting method - pit, notch, mound; establishment - site preparation, physical structures to aid growth.
Management - beating up, weed control, pruning, thinning, harvesting
Selected tree species are identified
a. Selected broadleaves and conifers are identified and named.
b. The attributes of selected tree species are described.
c. Suitable species are identified to plant in a given situation.
Oak, ash, cherry, elm, larch, Scots pine etc.
Attributes - colour, form, fruit, bark, flowers, uses, timber
Soil type, hydrology, objectives