TQ3923 : Coppiced trees, Wapsbourne Wood

taken 7 years ago, 3 km from North Chailey, East Sussex, Great Britain

Coppiced trees, Wapsbourne Wood
Coppiced trees, Wapsbourne Wood
Wapsbourne Wood
A mixed oak deciduous woodland, with a variety of trees. The woodland is being actively managed using coppicing. Hammer Wood and Cole Wood are a northward and westward extension of this woodland.
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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TQ3923, 86 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 15 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 July, 2010
Category
Coppiced trees   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 396 237 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:59.7892N 0:0.7135W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 396 237
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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