SU9737 : Coppicing, Coleman's Copse

near to Hambledon, Surrey, Great Britain

Coppicing, Coleman's Copse
Coppicing, Coleman's Copse
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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Sunday, 1 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Saturday, 17 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 9720 3717 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.5345N 0:36.7454W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 9720 3719
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