TQ3170 : Coppiced trees, Biggin Wood

taken 7 years ago, near to West Norwood, Croydon, Great Britain

Coppiced trees, Biggin Wood
Coppiced trees, Biggin Wood
Biggin Wood is a 5.5 hectare open space and woodland, run by Croydon Council.
Coppicing
Coppicing is a management technique of cutting trees and shrubs to ground level allowing vigorous regrowth and a sustainable supply of timber for future generations.
Trees and shrubs that are cut down in this way can produce shoots that grow over 30cm in a week.
The benefits of coppicing are varied, including promoting ground vegetation (by letting light in), raw materials for thatching, fencing, kindling and charcoal making. Also coppiced trees live longer than non coppiced trees. All trees can be coppiced, but hazel, ash, lime and beech are common.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 8 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 24 June, 2010
Category
Coppiced trees   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 316 701 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.9214N 0:6.4776W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 316 702
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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