Introduction to coppicing, a Practical One Day Course on woodland management

Duration: 1 day

Price: £65

Run by: Philip Harwin
at Greenwood Music


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

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About the Course

This is a hands on practical course on woodland management.

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 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

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

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)

Want to review this course?

Excellent day spent with a guy who is obviously an expert in his field (or should that be wood!??)
Phil is passionate about what he does and this came across in spades in his approach.
Re-enforced the very small knowledge I had already but taught me a great deal more!
Will definitely be seeking Phil's advice in the future!

- - #12150

Response from Greenwood Music:

Hi Richard
Thanks for the kind words, let me know if you want to set anything else up

thanks Phil

What a great day we had with Phil on this coppicing course. It was both informative and enjoyable. We were hoping to gain some knowledge on how to maintain our woodland and Phil certainly helped point us in the right direction. We would highly recommend this course for those with no experience or some, suitable for everyone!
We will definitely be in touch with Phil for further advice on our woodland in the future.

- - #11425

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 24th March 2018

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