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
Walter Lloyd - Loss of a Legend
We're very sorry to announce the death of local legend, and Coppice Association North West's President for 10 years, Walter Lloyd.
He has been an inspiration and good friend to all in CANW and beyond, always ready to share his vast knowledge and wonderful stories. He will be very much missed by a huge number of people.
We send thoughts and love to his family.
Alan and Helen Waterfield
Woodland management, tree surgery, hedge-laying, coppice and greenwood crafts, firewood, charcoal, landscape work, environmental conservation.
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.
Willow baskets and garden structures. Basket-making willow varieties home-grown in the South Lakes near Cartmel, cultivated and coppiced without fertilizers, pesticides or power tools. Supplemented by local coppiced materials. Shows and demos.
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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