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Coppice Restoration at Westonbirt

Coppice Restoration

Duration: 2 days

Price: £160

Book with: Judith
at Small Woods Association

The Old Station
Station Road
Coalbrookdale, Telford

Course Start Dates

Saturday 22nd February 2020

About the Course

This is a hands on practical course based within a coppice woodland on Wenlock Edge.

All aspects for restoring a neglected and over stood coppice woodland will be covered including:

- Assessing the age and health of a coppice stool
- Developing a coppice rotation
- Felling and processing
- Extraction
- Understanding stool density
- Layering and planting
- Pest control
- Monitoring
- Coppicing for economic and wildlife benefit

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Tools, equipment and refreshments are provided and participants are asked to bring their own food and appropriate foot wear and clothing. Free parking. Courses start promptly at 9.30 (feel free to arrive from 9 for refreshments).

Rustic huts on site, camping / campervan area with stocked kitchen and wash facilities and fire pit. Café on site too! Please ask us for advice on local B&Bs and hotels.

Small Woods use only experienced professionals and woodland practitioners as tutors. We have more than 20 years’ experience of delivering courses and training and a reputation for high quality teaching and professionalism.

Small Woods courses are suitable for all levels of experience and ability and we keep course numbers low. The physical nature and/or woodland location of some courses may make them difficult for people with mobility problems. We do, however, have many years’ experience in enabling all groups to attend courses and will make every effort to ensure a satisfying experience for all.

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