TQ4237 : Coppicing, Salmon Wood

taken 3 years ago, near to Ashurst Wood, West Sussex, Great Britain

Coppicing, Salmon Wood
Coppicing, Salmon Wood
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
Sunday, 1 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 12 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4275 3721 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:6.9843N 0:2.2870E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4275 3719
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