Course Provider: Greenwood Music
Contact Name: Philip Harwin
A Place To Be (deep in the woods)
Please ask for directions when booking (do not rely on post code!)
Course Length: 1 day
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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
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)