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Final cut of the coppicing season

by Rod Kebble The sap is beginning to rise and Tankersford Copse has been echoing to the sound of Conway Churchill’s chainsaw for the past couple of weeks. But enough of Conway, it is coincidently the end of the coppicing season as the time draws near for birds to begin nesting. The cut timber will […]

Charities’ coppicing cooperation

by Rod Kebble Farmer Mike Clear and CRT volunteer Conway Churchill recently asked Mike Coates, manager of the RSPB’s Farnham Heath Reserve — which borders Pierrepont Farm at a number of points — if they could fell some of the coppiced trees on his land. Mr Coates understood the benefits of managing the woodland properly […]