In-person course
in Nr Plushabridge

A Practical Introduction to Woodland Restoration and Management

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Description

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 max 8 people

What's included in the price?

All tools and materials provided, no previous experience necessary Tea, coffee and biscuits and lunch included (directions to woodland will be provided when booking)

Duration

1 day (9:30am to 4:30am)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts

Maker

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Greenwood Music CIC

with Craft Courses since 2017

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Greenwood Music is a social enterprise, which provides programmes of wellbeing activities, Greenwood craft and Woodland management courses, all set in our beautiful 40 acre ancient woodland. All our workshops are informed by the new economic foundation (nef, 2008) Five Ways to Wellbeing We reinvest 50% of our profits into our social purpose Wellbeing in Nature programme: a social prescription to the natural health service to people with multiple and complex needs.

Venue

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

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Hearing impaired
  • Vision impaired
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • School holiday workshops & activities
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