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
Horse logging - felling + extraction, management planning, coppicing, scrub + rhododendron clearance, charcoaling, tree planting, difficult access sites. NNR, SSSi, etc. Green oak + larch sales in stick or milled to order. Walling, fencing + general estate work. Grey squirrel control.
Coppice products & courses: hazel hurdles, spoon & sign carving. Nature connection and awareness days. Childrens WoodPlaydays. Schoolprojects: Outdoor benches, storytelling chairs, living willow structures.
Oak swill baskets, courses and demonstrations, cleft oak gates and gate hurdles, benches, cleft oak pales and plaster laths, besoms, beanpoles and peasticks, charcoal & logs, talks.
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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