Getting Started in Your Own Wood


Getting Started in Your Own Wood Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: Permanent Publications Pages: 176 Illustrations and other contents: b/w throughout, includes 40 line drawings ISBN: 9781856232128 Categories: ,

Owning a small wood or being able to help look after one well has become an increasingly popular subject. This book is all you need to know about the basics. ‘Getting Started in Your Own Wood’ is an expanded and updated edition of Julian’s hugely successful ‘Badgers, Beeches and Blisters’, first published in 2006 and reprinted four times. Every chapter has been revised, and two new chapters added by Will Rolls on firewood and tree pests and diseases.

This new edition includes: first steps; planting and caring for trees; crafts, products and firewood; enriching wildlife and natural regeneration; coppicing, pollarding, pruning and thinning; advice and where to get help.

Weight0.42 kg
Written in accessible language, it demystifies management and provides owners with the confidence to make the most of their woodlands whatever their objectives. We'll certainly be recommending it as essential reading. Phil Tidey, Small Woods Association

Author Biography

Julian Evans is the President of the Institute of Chartered Foresters and was formerly Professor of Forestry at Imperial College and prior to that Chief Research Officer at the Forestry Commission's Alice Holt. He has owned and managed his own woodland for 30 years. Will Rolls is a chartered forester specialising in wood fuel. Will worked for a number of years at the Biomass Energy Centre, a small unit within the Forestry Commission, and now operates an independent consultancy advising clients on forestry and the woodfuel supply chain.