Paul Brockman, Woodlander Coppice, was awarded a BEM in the New Years Honours List for services to Woodland Management and Conservation. He has been presented with his award by the Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire on behalf of HM the Queen.

Woodlander Coppice is a Community Woodland Consultancy Teaching Service, providing a range of Woodland management and nature awareness teachings to schools in the heart of the New Forest and have developed a wide range of courses that teach nature conservation to schools, children, families and adults.

Paul is qualified as a bushcraft instructor, in sustainable woodland management, and is a talented woodworker.

He passes on his skills to inspire the next generation to appreciate nature and use it sustainably to support the local economy and society.