An upside down fire offers several advantages in a woodland setting which survival expert Sean Collins demonstrates. He also offers tips on using a fire steel and answers that perennial problem - why does the smoke always seem to blow towards me?
http://www.woodlands.co.uk Sustainable energy? Renewable sources of energy from woodlands? By managing forests to provide fuel and building materials we can create a sustainable environment. Matthew Woodcock from the Forestry Commission illustrates the benefits of wood as a fuel with help from a poster. This eductional tool shows sources of wood such as upland woodland, fast growing willow ,coppice management, and community woodland to name a few. He also shows how logs can be used for timber buildings and the offcuts for wood chip heating. It includes a section showing children at school learning about the carbon cycle whilst also being kept warm by a wood chip boiler.
Top tips from woodland owner Mike Pepler to save time, effort, and money preparing logs and firewood.
http://woodlands.co.uk The latest next generation wood burning stoves are over 90% efficient and look good too. If you are thinking of installing a wood burning stove then find out more. They come in a variety of designs with some being more efficient than others. Some wood burning stoves can revolve and would look good in the most modern of homes. Anglia Fireplaces demonstrate their use.
Sweet Chestnut coppice makes a useful fuel as woodchip.
David Saunders shows how wood chip is fed into the Aero Max 50kw boiler at Flimwell. http://woodlands.co.uk
Wood makes a great fuel for heating your house as it's sustainable. Professor Julian Evans shows us his log pile and talks about the species of wood which burn well.
Following our earlier programme, Gillian Alker from the Forestry Commission discusses the range of grants available, transporting wood for fuel, and smokeless zones. For more information see http://forestry.gov.uk and http://woodlands.co.uk
Wood for fuel is a sustainable, renewable resource. Gillian Alker from the Forestry Commission talks about logs, wood chips, pellets and seasoning wood. For more information see http://forestry.gov.uk/england-woodfuel