Selected Reading List

The books and articles listed have been chosen to be helpful in finding out about coppice management, produce, and craft products, and related conservation considerations. Some are no longer in print and may require a request at your local library. We should be glad to learn of any others YOU think are of value and which are not listed here.

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Aaron J R, Richards E G 1990 British Woodland Produce Stobart Davies, London

Abbott, Mike 1989 Green woodwork Guild of Master Craftsmen Publications, Lewes

Abbott, Mike 2002 Living Wood Living Wood Books, Bishops Frome, Worcester

Alexander, Keith 1999 The invertebrates of Britain's wood pastures British Wildlife 11:2 pp.108-117

Armstrong, Lyn Woodcolliers and charcoal burning Coach House Publishing, Horsham

Booth, George 1993 Coppice markets in Cumbria 'Tree News', Tree Council :Summer issue

Brook I 1999 Without waste or destruction: the aesthetics of coppicing Lancaster Univ. Dept. Philosophy TWP 99-05

BTCV 1988 Woodlands - a practical conservation handbook BTCV

Collins E J T ed 2004 Crafts in the English Countryside Countryside Agency Publications pp.75-146 specifically concerns the Greenwood Crafts

Coppins, A., Coppins, B., Quelch, P. Atlantic hazelwoods: some observations on the ecology of this neglected habitat from a lichenological perspective British Wildlife, October 2002.

Eden S M, Eden R M G 2001 The dormouse in Dorset: a reappraisal of dormouse ecology Dorset Proceedings 123 pp.74-94

Edlin, H L 1973 Woodland crafts of Britain David & Charles, London

Evans, Julian 1995 A wood of our own OUP

Fuller R J, Warren M S 1995 Management for biodiversity in British Woodlands British Wildlife 7:1 Oct 1995 pp.26-37

Gardener, M. (1993) The Micro Economics of Coppice Management in the Furness area of Cumbria: a report to the Countryside Commission New Woodmanship Trust.

Gill, R.M.A., Beardall, V. (2001) The impact of deer on woodlands: the effects of browsing and seed dispersal on vegetation structure and composition Forestry, Volume 74, No. 3 p.209. 2001

Glynn. L. (1996) The Wessex Coppice Group Quarterly Journal of Forestry Volume 90 Issue 4 p301-307.

Green, Ted 1996 Pollarding - origins and some practical advice British Wildlife 8:2 Dec 1996 pp.100-105

Green, Ted 2000 Coppicing like a beaver British Wildlife 11:4 April 2000 pp.239-241

Hambler C, Speight M R 1995 Biodiversity Conservation in Britain: science replacing tradition British Wildlife 6 pp.137-147

Hampshire County Council 1995 Hazel Coppice; past, present and future Hampshire CC

Harmer R, Robertson M 2002 Management of standards in hazel coppice QJF October Vol. 96 No. 4 p. 259-264

Harmer R 2004 Restoration of neglected hazel coppice Foretsry Commission Information Note

Harris, Esmond and Harris, Jeanette 1997 Wildlife Conservation in Managed Woodlands and Forests Research Studies Press Ltd

Harris, Esmond et al. 2003 Oak: A British History Windgather Press

Howkins, Chris 1994 Trees, herbs and charcoal burners Howkins, Weybridge

Kelly, D W 1986 Charcoal and charcoal burning Shire Publications

Lambert, F 1977 Tools and devices for coppice crafts CAT (Young Farmers Club)

Law, Ben 2001 The Woodland Way : A permaculture approach to Sustainable Woodland Management Permanent Publications, East Meon, Hampshire

Lloyd W, and Lloyd W 1989 Marketing hardwood residues: Lakeland charcoal Quarterly Journal of Forestry: January

Lloyd, Walter August 1996 Sally Gardens - willows for short rotation coppice Small Poles

Mabey, Richard 1996 Flora Britannica Sinclair- Stevenson

Macpherson, George 1995 Home- grown energy from short rotation Coppice Farming Press, Ipswich

New Woodmanship Trust 1987 Lakeland charcoal Lake District National Park, Murley Moss, Kendal

Oaks, Rebecca 1994 Hazel Coppice Economics Thesis submitted to Myerscough College in fulfilment of the rerquirements of the Higher National Diploma in Recreational Land Management [unpublished]

Peterken, G F 1974 A method of assessing woodland flora for conservation using indicator species Biological Conservation 6:4 pp.239- 245

Marren, Peter 1992 The Wild Woods David & Charles, London

Marren, Peter 1990 Woodland heritage David & Charles, London

Miles, Archie 1999 Silva: the tree in Britain Ebury Press

Mitchell, A F A 1974 A field guide to the Trees of Britain and northern Europe Collins, London

Peterken, George F 1981 Woodland conservation and management Chapman & Hall, London

Peterken , George F 1996 Natural Woodland CUP

Porter, V 1990 Small woods and hedgerows Pelham Books/Stephen Greene Press

Rackham, Oliver 1976 Trees and woodland in the British landscape Dent, London

Rackham, Oliver 1986 The History of the Countryside Dent, London

Rackham, Oliver 2003 Ancient Woodland: its history, vegetation and uses in England Castlepoint Press

Rackham, Oliver 2006 Woodlands Collins New Naturalist

Ranger, J., Nys, C. (1996) Biomass and nutrient content of extensively and intensively managed coppice stands. Forestry Volume 69. No. 2 p.92. 1996

Shepley, Alan ed. 2001 Bill Hogarth MBE : Coppice Merchant Wood Education Programme Trust, Staveley, Kendal LA8 9LR

Shepley Alan ed. 2007 21st Century Coppice Conference 2006 - Report CANW & Wood Education Programme Trust, Staveley, Kendal LA8 9LR The most recent available overview of coppice and greenwood.

Tabor, Raymond 1994 Traditional woodland crafts Batsford, London

Tabor, R.C.C. (1999) Effectiveness of chestnut paling fencing as a protection for coppice against browsing by fallow Dama dama, and Muntjac Muntiacus reevsii, deer Quarterly Journal of Forestry Volume 93, No. 3 p.197

Tabor, Ray 2000 The encyclopedia of Green Wood Working eco-logic books, Bristol

Tubbs, Colin R 1996 Wilderness or Cultural Landscapes: Conflicting conservation philosophies? British Wildlife 7:5

Tyreman, Stephen and Williams, Jeremy 1997 Horses in timber extraction - a timely resurgence Farming & Conservation Vol 3 No.3 January

Warren, M et al. 2001 The Coppice for Butterflies Challenge British Wildlife 13:1 pp.21-28 (A description and evaluation of a recent conservation management scheme)

Watkins, Charles 1990 Woodland Management and Conservation David & Charles, London

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