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Introduction to ecosystems
Introduction to ecosystems

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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.

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