Wood pasture management

Wood pasture management

Observation - Wood pasture management - UK and Ireland. Description: Clearance of hawthorn scrub to restore wood pasture for grazing in Hatfield Forest. Burning of detritus is done on a platform to prtect the ground and some trees are left as potential specimen pollards. Sheep will graze for a few years to allow growth of

Clearance of hawthorn scrub to restore wood pasture for grazing in Hatfield Forest. Burning of detritus is done on a platform to prtect the ground and some trees are left as potential specimen pollards. Sheep will graze for a few years to allow growth of grasses and wild plants.