TQ4121 : Coppiced trees, Newick Hill

taken 7 years ago, near to Newick, East Sussex, Great Britain

Coppiced trees, Newick Hill
Coppiced trees, Newick Hill
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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TQ4121, 96 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 15 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 10 July, 2010
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Coppiced trees   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 411 219 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:58.7579N 0:0.5844E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 411 219
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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