28th March 2020 Short Course How to create biodiverse and productive gardens in small spaces. Gardens come in all shapes and sizes, and if you thought yours was too small to cultivate veggies and be…Read More
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28th March 2020 Short Course A hands-on workshop giving you the skills to start working with timber frames Learn how to measure, mark out and cut perfect joints used in traditional timber framing. This one…Read More
31st March 2020 Short Course Woodlands for wellbeing. Learn the theory and practice of social forestry, looking at how sustainable woodland management and crafts can help promote human wellbeing. Covering working with groups and individuals…Read More
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18th March 2020 Temporary closure – 18 March 2020. With the global outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), CAT is following UK and Welsh Government, environmental health and industry advice very closely. This page will…Read More
12th March 2020 Wildfires, drought, hurricanes, flooding – the impacts of our emissions are impossible to ignore. Tanya Hawkes looks at how plans can be made for an uncertain future.Read More
12th March 2020 Across the world, many areas are already developing the tools to adapt to climate change, some with informal settlement change and some with more formal strategies. CAT MSc student Tanya…Read More
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