Woodland management: ancient coppice

Woodland management: ancient coppice

Observation - Woodland management: ancient coppice - UK and Ireland. Description: This ancient coppicing in Lodge Coppice, Hatfield Forest has been left to collapse and decay to create new glades. The absence of canopy will allow light in which will encourage growth of a field layer of grass and other plants suitable for grazing.

This ancient coppicing in Lodge Coppice, Hatfield Forest has been left to collapse and decay to create new glades. The absence of canopy will allow light in which will encourage growth of a field layer of grass and other plants suitable for grazing.