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Witherslack Forestry & Woodfuel Fair Saturday 28 February | 17th Feb, 2015

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Witherslack Forestry & Woodfuel Fair – Saturday 28 February

Come and join us at Halecat House, Witherslack on Saturday 28th February, 10:00 – 16:00 for our latest Forestry and Woodfuel Fair.

There will be plenty going on in the woodlands of the estate throughout the day including:
·         Various felling and extraction demonstrations
·         Community Coppicing workshop
·         Burning Wood Well workshop
·         Wood boiler demonstration
·         Business Development workshops and seminars
·         Cumbria LEADER seminar and 1:1 support
·         Butterfly Conservation

horseloggerRed Radish catering will be on site selling a variety of delicious local pies including venison, pork and roasted vegetable.
This is a FREE event funded by the Morecambe Bay Nature Improvement Area through Defra, Natural England and Morecambe Bay Local Nature Partnership with support from Forestry Commission.

Visit www.cumbriawoodlands.co.uk for more information

February 2015 Newsletter | 02nd Feb, 2015

febcoverThe February newsletter is packed with useful information.

Chris Latchford of the Surrey and Sussex Coppice Group has written a really useful guide to coppicing for beginners, while John Clark continues his bushcraft series with a timely discussion of the most versatile knives for bushcrafters.

In other news, divers discover an ancient forest of the north Norfolk coast, and the Woodland Trust ask for help in tracking the arrival of spring.

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