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Ash Coppicing

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Yalding Fen,

Maidstone

ME18 6HG

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Join the Medway Valley Partnership and spend a day coppicing some ash trees at a local wildlife site. Coppicing is a traditional management method, learn about this traditional technique and about the way that coppicing a tree can stimulate growth in certain species and learn about the way that coppicing a wood can promote biodiversity and encourage resilient woodlands.

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coppice

noun
1.an area of woodland in which the trees or shrubs are periodically cut back to ground level to stimulate growth and provide firewood or timber
verb
1. to cut back (a tree or shrub) to ground level periodically to stimulate growth.

Lead by experienced staff at the Medway Valley Countryside Partnership

The workshop is suitable for adults and families Children are welcome but the event will involve extensive use of bladed tools and so close supervision is necessary. We will have some activities suitable for children aged 7 and up.

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Yalding Fen,

Maidstone

ME18 6HG

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