5.2 Managing an ecosystem – the art of coppicing
Professor David Streeter mentioned management of woodland by coppicing in an earlier video.
Careful management of woodland can make a significant contribution to a local economy. Woodland that has been coppiced is a good example of a harvested, but sustainable, ecosystem. Watch this video in which Dr Janet Sumner shows how coppicing is done in managed woodland.
Managing an ecosystem - the art of coppicing