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coppice

a thicket or dense growth of small trees or bushes, esp one regularly trimmed back to stumps so that a continual supply of small poles and firewood is obtained

coppice

[′käp·əs]
(ecology)
A growth of small trees that are repeatedly cut down at short intervals; the new shoots are produced by the old stumps.
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You can coppice at any time of year, but you'll achieve the best results by coppicing trees when they're dormant and leafless.
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 - cutting off trees and shrubs to ground level - stimulates vigorous regrowth and allows more sunlight to reach the woodland floor, encouraging the flowering of many woodland plants in Spring.
We wanted to make it a practical event and encourage people to just come and have a go at coppicing, which is easy to do and extremely good for the trees, as it opens up the woodland areas.
Other features include the Golf Pond, created as a source of water to fight forest fires, a restored 150-year-old footpath and bridge and a coppice area ( coppicing and charcoal having been carried out in the wood for centuries.
They learned traditional skills of hedge laying and coppicing at Tile Hill Wood.
Countryside services officers will be on hand to show members of the Really Green Discovery Team the ancient skill of coppicing.
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.
VOLUNTEERS are being given the chance to learn the traditional woodland management skill of coppicing next week.