CAFRE Dry stone walling courses – 2019

Date published: 19 August 2019

CAFRE will hold two dry stone walling training events on Friday 6 September 2019 and Saturday 14 September 2019 (start time: 10.00 am) at CAFRE’s Greenmount Hill Farm, Glenwherry.

Enrol for CAFRE dry stone walling courses on Friday 6 September 2019 or Saturday 14 September 2019 at Greenmount Hill Farm, Glenwherry via:

The courses will give participants the skills and knowledge to repair and maintain dry stone walls to:

  • be stock-proof;
  • maintain biosecurity with neighbouring farms;
  • comply with EFS and NICMS Agri-environment Scheme requirements; and
  • be of a type and style used in that locality.

Each training course will take place for one day and will include both a classroom session and on site practical. Course content will include health & safety, types and styles of dry stone wall, site preparation, stone selection and wall building. 

Participants are asked to bring strong work gloves, steel toe-capped boots, warm outdoor clothing and a packed lunch/drinks. Safety spectacles may also be required.

If you would like to enrol for one of the Dry Stone Walling training events in the Agri-Environment section, please visit the CAFRE website or telephone CAFRE admin on 028 9442 6880.

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