What is CANW about?
Promoting coppicing in our woodlands
Conserving woodlands and encouraging appropriate management
Providing mutual support, information, advice and training
Giving a voice to all involved in coppice woodland management
Hill Holt Wood is a 14 hectare sustainably managed ancient woodland situated on the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire border. It's a wonderful and enriching place to visit with facilities ranging from permaculture gardens, environmental sculpture, woodland walks, computer facilities, workshops and composting loos!
Established in 1995 it now offers an alternative education for children excluded from school, training for the unemployed, courses on countryside management, country and rural crafts, survival and leadership skills and "unusual" methods of construction!More Info...
Rusland Horizons are delighted to announce that applications are now open for their apprenticeship programme. To apply please visit www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/aboutus/jobs
Keith, Nora, Hywel, Jaques and Claire
Blackbark is bringing back woodland management and coppicing practices in Calderdale and the Yorks/Lancs border. We produce firewood, sawn timber, charcoal, biochar and some coppice products. Our services include: woodland management, grant advice, green woodwork, dry stone walling and carpentry. We also run courses. Contact us for a more comprehensive list of our products and services.
Cleft oak specialists, cleft oak gates, cleft oak fences, hand cleft oak shakes, beams and fireplaces, firewood and charcoal. Also demos and training. Gransfors’ axes and Frosts’ knives.
Greenwood craft worker with 15 years experience and awarded Queen Elizabeth Craft Sholarship award in 2013. Maker of carved spoons and bowls, dining and rocking chairs, wooden hayforks and other goods. Courses in spooncarving, fanbird making, scything and more. Demonstrations of greenwood crafts.
Traditional Earthburn - a method for making charcoal.
With thanks to Brian Crawley for organising this and writing about it, and of course to Jim Miller for all his hard work.
Click here to read more.