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Comment - coppicing like a Beaver

By - Ted Green

The cutting of coppice stools, for one reason or another, continues in many woods across Britain. Despite this, large areas of coppice have remained uncut and unmanaged for long periods, becoming what is now termed 'lapsed coppice' or, as some might say, 'derelict' or 'neglected coppice'. In recent decades, attempts have been made to restore some of these areas to a working coppicing cycle.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist