In the final part of his look at the pine tree, Sean considers the dead or dying pine and how it still continues to be a resource for survival. Pine resin has plenty of uses for the bushcrafter, and Sean describes how to find , store, and use it.
The pine tree has a lot to offer the bushcraft enthusiast from a source of vitamin C to a colander! In the first of 3 films, survival expert Sean Collins demonstrates the uses of pine needles and cones in a woodland setting. In subsequent programmmes he talks about pine string and uses for a dead pine tree.
Woodland owner Mike Pepler describes how wood can be a sustainable source of fuel without damaging the widlife. woodlands.co.uk
When a 200 year old London plane tree is felled, it’s race against time to save the valuable wood from the chipper. woodlands.co.uk
Clematis Vitalba can be good indicator of chalky soil – last in the series.
An area of tangled wood grew from an event some 50 years ago. Julian explains how it affected part of his wood.
How to recognise the attractive field maple, often confused with the hawthorn. It grows most commonly in the south of England on chalky soils
Identifying the Douglas Fir by smell
Julian discusses the factors which affect the value of trees. woodlands.co.uk
Julian discusses the advantages of conifers, their use in timber supplies , and creating diversity in woodlands woodlands.co.uk