Join the ‘Woodland Into Management’ Event

At the Green Wood Centre, 16th March 2017, 9am – 4.30pm.

Adding Value To Our Woodlands.

With the objective of bringing neglected woods back into management, The Forestry Commission and Small Woods Association are proud to host a day of discussions and demonstrations for woodland owners, contractors and community woodland groups. The day will include:

Demonstrations of extraction equipment: Transforming woodlands with difficult access

  • Timber Arches
  • Quad Bikes
  • Alstor Forwarders
  • Portable Winches from Tread Lightly Forestry

Adding value to timber: The latest machinery and traditional crafts

  • Wood-Mizer Sawmill Operating
  • Hydraulic Log Splitting
  • Hookway Retort Kiln Charcoal Making
  • Fascine Making
  • Green Wood products with Neill Mapes


  • Leader funding for Woodland equipment
  • Community woodland groups
  • Utilising volunteers in a woodland business

The event will be held at the Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, Shropshire. Places are limited, so book well-before March 3rd to avoid disappointment. Lunch will also be provided by the Green Wood Café.

For full details or to book your place, contact Russell Critchley at or call 01952 432769.

Alstor Forwarder:

Portable Winches:

Hydraulic Log Splitting:

Hookway Retort Kiln:


Green Wood products with Neill Mapes: