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BTCV On-line Shop and Handbooks

BTCV

The BTCV handbooks are not cheap, nor are they recently written, but they offer invaluable practical guidance on how to actually perform basic operations, such as cutting down a small tree, sharpening a bill hook, or constructing a fence.

http://shop.btcv.org.uk/shop/level2/59/level

Forestry Commission Publications

Forestry CommissionThe Forestry Commission publish a wide range of books, reports and leaflets covering all aspects of forestry. These include information about grants, about felling regulations, and about tree diseases. They are nearly all either available on-line, or free, or both. .They are mostly geared towards commercial foresters, but many of these are also useful for the smaller woodland owner.

www.forestry.gov.uk/publications

Living Woods

Living Woods

A bi-monthly magazine which can be obtained by subscription – £19.50 for six issues, which we currently offer free to our new owners for the first year. This is a lively up-to-date commentary on all developments in the woodland world. It particularly features the work and activities of non-professionals, and explores aspects of woodland crafts, woodland management, wildlife, and ways of enjoying the woods more.

http://livingwoods.wordpress.com

Bushcraft Magazine– re-connecting to the Landscape

Bushcraft Magazine

A quarterly magazine, also by subscription £19 for four issues, which we currently offer to new owners for the first year. A quirky magazine, run entirely by volunteers with a passion for bushcraft and all things connected. Beautifully presented, and a really interesting read.

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