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COPPICE COURSE GLOUCESTERSHIRE FEB 22ND OR 23RD 2014

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COPPICE COURSE GLOUCESTERSHIRE FEB 22ND OR 23RD 2014

Postby Treeation » Sat Feb 01, 2014 2:36 pm

COPPICE RESTORATION COURSE AT DAYS COTTAGE


Come and experience a practical day working in the woods and learn all about the ancient art of coppicing in a peaceful setting in the Cotswolds.
Enjoy the satisfaction of improving a native broadleaf woodland and enhancing the wildlife potential in the woods. Relax at lunchtime around a warm fire with a hot nourishing meal and a mug of locally made cider or apple juice.


The 1 day course will be lead in a friendly and informative way by experienced woodsmen Patrick Baldwin & David Carter. The course is aimed at beginners and is also suitable for anyone just wanting a day out in the woods working with real woodsman.

The course content covers: theory of coppicing, coppice ecology, practical techniques and safe hand tool use for coppicing, layering, stooling, deer fencing, coppice products and marketing & firewood management.

Our aim is to provide you with a great woodland experience and develop your skills and knowledge through practical learning, guidance and discussion. A print out of the course content will be provided for each attendee for future reference.

DATES: Saturday 22nd February 2014 OR Sunday 23rd February 2014
NUMBER OF PLACE AVAILABLE: 6 on each day.
TIMES: 9.30AM-5PM
PRICE for 1DAY COURSE - £55 (with hot lunch) £50 bring your own packed lunch.
LOCATION: Woodland at Day’s Cottage, Upton Lane, Brookthorpe, Gloucester GL4 0UT.
IMPORTANT – Please be prepared to work in cold or wet weather. Bring suitable winter outdoor clothing including full waterproofs and wellies or tough boots. Tools and hot drinks will be provided
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Re: COPPICE COURSE GLOUCESTERSHIRE FEB 22ND OR 23RD 2014

Postby Treeation » Sat Feb 01, 2014 2:38 pm

Contact Patrick on 07702 157 124 or email at [email protected]
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