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Introduction to Coppicing, a Practical One Day Course

Introduction to Coppicing, a Practical One Day Course

Course Provider: Greenwood Music

Contact Name: Philip Harwin

Telephone: 07971768147

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Address:
A Place To Be (deep in the woods)
Please ask for directions when booking (do not rely on post code!)
Nr Plushabridge
Cornwall
PL17 7NB

Course Length: 1 day

Price: £65

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Course Start Dates
Saturday 28th October 2017
Saturday 25th November 2017
Saturday 16th December 2017
Saturday 20th January 2018
Saturday 24th February 2018
Saturday 24th March 2018

Description:

This is a hands on practical course. We will look at restoring a neglected and over stood coppice woodland. The courses include preparation of the work area, tool use and care, coppice restoration, working methods, material selection, storage. We will be discussing -

Developing a coppice rotation
Felling and processing
Understanding stool density
layering and planting
Pest control
Coppicing for economic and wildlife benefit

This one day coppicing course is an introduction to coppicing for woodland owners, volunteers and novices who have no experience of coppicing and are interested in traditional woodlands and their management and would like to gain more practical knowledge.

All tools will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own. Participants are also welcome to take any particular pieces of timber which they may wish to use for green wood craft projects

What's included in the price?

All tools and materials provided, no previous experience necessary
Tea, coffee and biscuits included
Cost £65pp maximum 6 people
9.30am to 4.00pm (directions to woodland will be provided when booking)


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