What is CANW about?
Promoting coppicing in our woodlands
Conserving woodlands and encouraging appropriate management
Providing mutual support, information, advice and training
Giving a voice to all involved in coppice woodland management
Rusland Horizons are delighted to announce that applications are now open for their apprenticeship programme. To apply please visit www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/aboutus/jobs
Coppice work and restoration, tree planting, garden furniture from coppiced wood, carved wood signs, willow baskets and animal sculptures, workshops in basketry and wood carving, large carved log benches, forest schools and family playdays sessions, schools craft and willow workshops.
We convert trees into something new - garden buildings, playscapes, tree houses, log cabins, furniture, sculpture...Our ‘Treecycling’ both preserves the history and generates a new chapter in the life of the tree. We are not limited to the trees available on site, any additional timber used in our projects is sourced locally from sustainable resources.
Green wood crafts, demonstrations and talks, green woodworking courses.
Traditional Earthburn - a method for making charcoal.
With thanks to Brian Crawley for organising this and writing about it, and of course to Jim Miller for all his hard work.
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