The students in their third year of a forestry apprenticeship, joined SRUC Barony’s own students for a month and made full use of the facilities and equipment at Dumfries.
The trio particularly enjoyed learning about tree climbing and rescue techniques. They also carried out species identification, and the thinning of Sitka spruce.
Pictured left to right: Ida Klaus, Leona Ottens and Johanna Picker. They said: “We had a lot of fun and learned a lot, and right from the start we felt very welcome.”