GAMEKEEPERS are being offered a free one-day course on managing and improving woodland for game and wildlife.

The North York Moors National Park Authority is holding the event on Friday, May 18, for shoot owners and managers, gamekeepers, forestry operators and conservation agencies who operate within the park.

Leading the presentations and field visit will be Ian Lindsay and Henrietta Appleton, of the Game And Wildlife Conservation Trust.

Those interested in attending must register before May 4. For more details, phone 01439 770657 or email