Advice from the agents of Woodlands.co.uk on the potential use of your own felled wood for domestic fuel as well as to sell. For more information contact the agents direct via: http://www.woodlands...
Advice from the agents of Woodlands.co.uk and SWOG (The Small Woodlands Owners` Group) on the value of buying a woodland. Contact the agents direct via: http://www.woodlands.co.uk/about-us/contact-...
Advice from the agents of Woodlands.co.uk on the initial steps involved in buying a woodland. Contact them direct via:
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.
http://woodlands.co.uk Forest management / wood management. A video clip about managing woodlands. Woodland owner Mike Pepler describes how wood can be a sustainable source of fuel without damaging the wildlife or decreasing biodiversity. He talks about felling in the Winter and splitting, stacking and storing wood, and how much hardwood and softwood you can sustainably grow.
On 20 October 2010, as part of the Spending Review the Chancellor announced that the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) will be launched in June 2011. Matthew Woodcock from the Forestry Commission discusses the proposals (filmed in May 2010) http://woodlands.co.uk
How to season wood. Storing and curing wood - seasoning timber. Cabinet maker Jeff Segal shows how he'll store and cure the freshly milled plane tree, using bearers or stickers to separate the wood and allow the air to circulate.
http://woodlands.co.uk Julian discusses valuing trees and what is a tree worth. The factors which affect the value of trees.
A personal view of the benefits of small woodland ownership groups or SWOGS by Alex Bienfait. See http://woodlands.co.uk for more information
What is your aim at woodlands.co.uk?
Isn't it a shame to split up large woodlands?
Is looking after a wood a big responsibility?