Carymoor Environmental Trust

An Introduction to Coppicing and Pollarding

An Introduction to Coppicing and Pollarding

An Introduction to Coppicing and Pollarding

Starts: 4th Dec 2020 to 11th Dec 2020

This is a great opportunity to learn the traditional woodland skills of coppicing and pollarding to produce sustainable timber.
Find out about the tools used and brush up on your tree ID skills using Carymoor's unique tree trail! Visit the Carymoor nature reserve and learn a new skill in a relaxed and beautiful learning environment. No previous experience is required.


This is a FREE 2 day course running on Friday 4th and Friday 11th December, 10am to 4pm each day.


What to expect:

  • A small group of maximum of 5 people.
  • The session will be led by Carymoor's Community Ranger, Neil Gemmell.
  • Most activities will take place outdoors.
  • We will be following social distancing guidelines to keep everyone safe and we are a COVID secure business.

Booking essential: e-mail or phone 01963 351350 to find out more.


All participants must be aged 19 or over and be a Somerset resident. This is a free course funded by SS&L.

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We're always on the look out for people with time to spare!

Whether that's the odd hour, a regular day or even a longer work experience placement, your time is very valuable to us. Our growing team of volunteers makes a vital contribution both at the centre and at events across the county.