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PRACTICAL COPPICING – SOLD OUT

January 7 @ 10:10 am - 4:00 pm

£95

This is an introductory day course into the practical application of coppice management (no previous experience necessary). The course will take place at Prickly Nut Wood where coppice management is the predominant technique.

You will be met at the parking area at 10.10am on the day (full directions upon booking) and be accompanied into Prickly Nut Wood. Ben will meet you at the outdoor kitchen and there will be tea or coffee available. After introductions, Ben will guide you through the coppice woodland, where you will see many different aged coppice cants, some of single species coppice, some mixed and some coppice with standards.

The walk will open up discussion on species diversity, tree diseases, coppice cycles, bio-diversity, marketing and adding value.

The afternoon will be spent in the coppice cutting with hand saws and working up the felled coppice poles with billhooks. The day will finish around 4pm (1600 hours).

Details

Date:
January 7
Time:
10:10 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
£95
Event Category:
Website:
http://ben-law.co.uk/prickly-nut-wood/

Organizer

Ben Law

Other

What to bring
Please bring sensible footwear and clothes for a visit to a working woodland. Please bring a packed lunch. Do bring cameras, photography is welcomed at Prickly Nut Wood.
What NOT to bring
This course is unsuitable for children. Dogs, no dogs are allowed on Prickly Nut Wood courses.
IMPORTANT
Please read terms and conditions which includes cancellation policy. Please ENSURE your footwear has been washed before arriving at Prickly Nut Wood, this is for Bio-security measures to contain the spread of tree diseases.
Accommodation Options
http://ben-law.co.uk/accommodation/
Terms & Conditions
http://ben-law.co.uk/terms-conditions/

Venue

Prickly Nut Wood
Lodsworth, West Sussex, GU28 9DR United Kingdom + Google Map
Website:
http://ben-law.co.uk/prickly-nut-wood/