20/21Feb Somerset Coppicing Weekend/Forestry Fortnight

Zardoz tony at cultureshop.org.uk
Sat Feb 6 13:54:48 GMT 2010

reminder - 

Please could you forward this e-mail to any individual or group who you think might be interested. Thanks.

20/21Feb Somerset Coppicing Weekend/Forestry Fortnight
Tinker's Bubble
Forestry Fortnight

Felling and processing coppice and standard trees using only handtools and a horse.

Coppicing Weekend
20-21 February
Coppicing hazel and other trees.
This event is suitable for people with no former experience

Felling Fortnight
20 Feb to 7 March
Felling Douglas Fir and Larch up to 85 feet high, using axe and saw.

Experience in tree felling, though helpful, is not essential, but you will need to have some experience and facility with using handtools.

Everyone will work in a team of three led by an experienced forestry worker.

You do not have to come for the whole fortnight, but not less than three days please.

Food and lodging/camping space provided

For information, phone Tinker's Bubble at 01935 881975
e-mail: marydurling at uk2.net

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