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
Gareth and Ro Thomas
Working alongside communities to recognise & celebrate the emotional, physical & environmental benefits from healthy sustainable woodlands. We aim to inspire a deepening of people's connection with Nature. Courses, Education, Coppicing, Firewood.
A small business where nothing is wasted. Services and products include: sustainable woodland management; coppicing/coppice restoration; social and educational activities; demonstrations; hedge-laying/hedge restoration; greenwood crafts; gates and fencing; artist's charcoal; biochar. See the website for further details.
I work with willow, hazel, making structures, baskets: teaching school/community groups. I do commissions - in situ hurdles, living structures, large sculptures. Large biomass available, for yurts/ fencing.
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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