Introduction to Coppicing

coppice1 – 4 days each week
Learn the traditional craft of coppicing: history and tradition, biodiversity, basic techniques. Safe use, and maintenance coppicing tools, learning safe and effective techniques to start coppicing an area of woodland, layering, processing trees, creating habitat piles, and wood stacking.
The longer the course, the more time to practice and hone techniques and complete an area of coppice to a good level of competence. This would also lend itself well to leading on to green wood crafts such as pole lathing, making mallets, hurdling, etc.