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Chiltern Woodlands Project       

The Project aims to promote the sensitive management of woodlands in the Chilterns. Also promotes woodland crafts and products, eg, charcoal burning and coppicing. The Project evolved from the Chiltern Society. It is now a registered charity and a not for profit company limited by guarantee.

Activities and services:


  • Provides conservation and management advice for owners of unmanaged woods in the Chilterns.
  • Holds occasional workshops on various woodland management and woodland archaeology
  • Organises conferences and events
  • Project management (act as agents) and consultancy on woodland matters
  • Helps owners apply for felling licences and woodland grant applications
  • Publishes "News of the Woods" newsletter and management leaflets.
  • Recently published new book "The Cultural Heritage of Chiltern Woods - An illustrated guide to archaeological features"
  • Partnership with the TWIG Project until 2002.
  • Secretary to Chilterns Deer Management groups.
  • Speakers available - special trees and woods, woodland heritage and archaeology, chiltern woodland wildlife and woodland management
  • Running the Special Trees and Woods volunteer project, thanks to support from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Chilterns Conservation Board

Geographic coverage:

The Chilterns

Key contacts:

John Morris, Director, Chiltern Woodlands Project
The Lodge, 90 Station Road, Chinnor, Oxon OX39 4HA
Tel 01844 355503     Email:[email protected]



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