Historically heather burning was carried out to produce fresh grazing for livestock until the refinement of the practice for the production of grouse. It was found that by splitting the moor into small areas which contained a mixture of heather age stands more grouse territories were produced.

The topics covered in the training include:

  • Why muir burn?
  • Legal Requirments
  • Health and saftey
  • Risk assesments
  • Sensitive areas
  • Good and bad practice
  • Equipment
  • Muir burn the process
  • The code of best practice

This is a full day course and candidates who compleate the training will recive an NGO Training Ltd certificate of attendance.

The heather burning course is only run for full groups of 12 or more candidates. For full course costs please contact us.

Up coming snaring best practise courses can be found in the events section of the website. If a course you are looking for is not listed or you require a course in your area please contact us



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