Services offered include:
  • PLANTING – all aspects of tree planting undertaken for timber, amenity or conservation purposes; including recommendations on planting design, site preparation, suitability of species, use of cell grown or bare rooted trees, types and use of Rabbit and Deer protection, organic planting techniques.
  • VEGETATION MANAGEMENT - organic or inorganic weed control, scrub control using brushcutters, pedestrian flail or Alpine tractor and flail, ride management, formative pruning/brashing
  • NATURAL REGENERATION – I can assess and manage areas within an existing woodland or adjacent land to create the conditions suitable for natural regeneration, which ensures genetically important local provenance
  • COPPICING – a method of woodland management dating back to the Neolithic period, consisting of the felling and subsequent regrowth of areas of the woodland on rotation. This manages a woodland with great interest and diversity.
  • RIDE AND GLADE MANAGEMENT – open areas within woodlands provide rich biodiversity usually managed on an annual basis.
    THINNING – an essential part of woodland management for either timber, amenity or conservation. This is necessary on both planted and regenerated sites.
  • EXTRACTION – with a 4 ton winch on the alpine tractor, ideal for first thinnings or tight access, being only 1.5m wide and minimal compaction.

 

 

 

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