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Suitable for groups of up to 30 students, October-March

Updated 24th September 2018

Learning outcomes

  • Understand how coppice management is a sustainable management practice.
  • Be involved in practical conservation through coppicing.
  • Consider how their work will impact on the biodiversity of the coppice coupe and overall woodland ecosystem.

Activity

Take part in coppice restoration at Westonbirt Arboretum using hand tools such a pull saws, bow saws, loppers and mallets.  Coppice, process cut material into different products and restock through layering techniques.