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Linking sustainable practices throughout Europe

Trust for Oxfordshire’s Environment

Rural topic(s): Sustainable forestry

City: Worton

Country: United Kingdom

Web site: http://www.oxonwoodfuel.org.uk

The Oxfordshire Woodfuel Programme aims to promote the production and sustainable use of woodfuel in Oxfordshire.

The key current activity is the “Logs for Labour” programme which matches up volunteers who are happy to help manage woodlands with woodland managers who could use the help and are happy to provide logs in return.

Scale of intervention : Local

Keywords: locally-based economy, woodland products, wood fuel, voluntary work, woodland management, firewood

Places: United-Kingdom

Actors: private sector, inhabitants, forest owner

Methods: training/capacity-building, voluntary work

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