What is coppicing?

Jon Rau from the Forestry Commission explores the traditional woodland management technique of coppicing. He explains what coppicing is, what it involves and the potential uses of wood products from coppice. Jon describes the wildlife benefits of coppicing in more detail in a complementary video: https://youtu.be/Pk7o4q87h-A Filmed on location at Crab Wood (with thanks to Hampshire County Council) and at surrounding woods in Hampshire. In association with Out There Films. Directed by Eleanor Tew, Forestry Commission.

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