Participants on the Heritage Craft Alliance coppicing
course at Kirknewton which was a huge success.
Countryside chiefs said coppicing in rotation ensures a healthy re-growth of vegetation.
Coppicing is done on a rotational basis to ensure that wildlife is considered.
Greenwood New Entrants Program, which will train 10 people in the art of coppicing
, is sponsored by the Wessex Coppice Group and funded in part by the European Social Fund.
A day of coppicing
is being held by Conservation Kirklees on Saturday, October 17, and there will be another opportunity on Saturday, November 14.
is the art of cutting of trees and shrubs to ground level.
If his current rate of progress in the coppicing
of the wood remains constant, then it could continue on the site for anything up to 20 years," he said.
We did some coppicing
and hedge laying which are traditional woodland management techniques.
Even if the coppicing
was justified, which of course it is not, there was no need to clear areas half the size of a football pitch and destroy thousands of flowers.
Active woodland management includes hazel coppicing
, where stems are cut to create a stool from which new stems grow, while the cut wood is used for dead hedging.
HELP regenerate the woodland edge by cutting it down during a coppicing
event at Stratford Racecourse on Saturday.
VOLUNTEERS are being given the chance to learn the traditional woodland management skill of coppicing