Youngsters find out about rural careers
Scottish Woodlands Ltd has attended an event to inform young people about the exciting range of rural careers available in Scotland.
School pupils from S1-S6 took part in a mixture of interactive sessions to get a taste of future jobs in the great outdoors.
Secondary pupils from St Matthew's Academy in Saltcoats at Countryside Careers Day
Adam Stokes, Regional Harvesting and Marketing Manager, and Lynne MacDonald, HR Manager, attended the Countryside Careers Event on behalf of Scottish Woodlands.
Secondary pupils from Larkhall Academy in Saltcoats with Shetland and Cammy from The Sheep Game
The event was held at the Valentin's Education Farm on the Prince's Foundation's Dumfries House Estate, near Cumnock in Ayrshire.
Secondary pupils from Robert Burns Academy with staff of Mossgiel at Countryside Careers Day
Lynne Macdonald said: "Scottish Woodlands was delighted to take part in this excellent event."
Secondary pupils from Dalbeattie and Doon Academy with staff of Gordon's Agricultural Equipment
"It is extremely important to have a presence at such events, to highlight the broad range of forestry career opportunities available with Scottish Woodlands to a new generation."
Secondary pupils from Biggar High School with rare-breed pigs at Valetin's Education Farm