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Birch Day - The Taste of Spring

The majestic birch, an important pioneer tree and common in areas of our beautiful ancient woodland site, has so much to offer those practising bushcraft; on this day course you will learn about the many uses of the birch tree and taste the delights it has to offer. This multi-skill course has something to offer everyone who enjoys spending time outdoors in nature. The day will include: Choosing a suitable tree Tapping Make a spile Tree care – preventing damage & infection Collecting sap Birch sap as drinking water Making birch syrup Beyond sap – other uses of birch basic fire lighting useful fungi from birch Take home a small bottle of birch syrup and birch water. (bring your own sterile bottles) Light refreshments will be provided; please bring a pack lunch and adequate drinking water for the day. The site has compost toilets and hand washing facilities for your use. Suitable footwear and outdoor clothing is required.
10am - 4pm. £89pp
TRIBE Bushcraft Centre, Holmesfield Park Wood, Holmesfield, Derbyshire S18 7WA
Sun 14 Mar 2021
Contact telephone: 07947722958 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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