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challenges of urban coppicing

We turned up at Brackenbed in North Halifax on Tuesday to a bunch of deer in one of our coppice falls. Their white bums flashed as they scarpered. We HAD fenced the area with some lovely lightweight plastic deer mesh … Continue reading

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Discovery new to science!

It’s not often that entirely new discoveries are made about the flora of the British Isles. How lucky we were to be present when superstar volunteer Eli “The Nose” was sniffing around some red berries at Brackenbed. For he has … Continue reading

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Brackenbed

This week Blackbark were in north Halifax at Brackenbed, also known as the old Shroggs Tip site. We coppiced two falls which will, in a few years, be the best hazel coppice in Halifax. And probably the only. For the … Continue reading

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