Coppicing in Botley Wood

Event Details

This event finished on 13 February 2019

Week 1 will be clear-through coppicing of section 3 along the access road. The job is already started by rangers and their MCV helpers. Continue up to the concealed pond. Adey to lead the task. An old unpleasant pheasant pen would be better if no longer present.  All available chainsaws on site please. Felled material to be dead-hedged or removed from site.

Week 2  clearing Birch and Willow saplings and scrubwhich is spreading into the adjacent pastures. Cleared material to be stacked as dead hedge. Restore barbed wire fence around field.

Ranger Alex will specify the work.

Video from 2019-01-21 ( click on it to play )