A call has gone out from the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) to those travelling independently to study woodlands or forests abroad to apply for a Donald Randle Travel Bursary by 9 February 2015.
There are no age limits to receiving the bursary. Recipients are asked to contribute an article to the RFS Quarterly Journal of Forestry (QJF) based on their travels.
Recent bursary awardees include Christopher Suthers, Director of Streettreecare Ltd, whose article on Developing Urban Forestry in Ethiopia appeared in the October 2014 issue of the RFS’s Quarterly Journal of Forestry and Ben Fanstone who has been tracing the history of colonial forestry in Kenya for a PhD. Ben has contributed an article Sowing the Seeds of Modernity: the Colonial Kenyan Forestry Deptwhich will be appearing in the January issue of the QJF.
Details of how to apply and terms and conditions can be found at http://rfs.org.uk/learning/bursaries/rfs-randle-travel-bursary/ or call the RFS on 01295 678588