DEAN GREEN TEAM

Wildlife Conservation Group in the

Forest of Dean

Gloucestershire

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Autumn Programme 2007

 

Date

Location and Directions

A Forestry Commission van will be parked at all meeting places from 9.45am. Please follow white arrows to work site.

Type of work Grid Ref
11 Sep 07

Plump Hill

Heading from Ruardean on the A4136, turn left at top of Plump Hill onto short road to fishing lakes.  Opposite entrance to Fairplay cottages. Look for white arrows.

 

Pond Clearance

 

SO658169

 

18 Sep 07

Cannop Ponds Marsh FC/GWT Reserve

Meet halfway down the Cannop Ponds car park access road, situated off the Speech House Road.

 

Scrub removal from marsh SO610111
25 Sep 07

Crabtree Hill FC/GWT Reserve

Meet at Kensley Lodge entrance, first left turn after Speech House Woodlands car park when travelling east toward Cinderford, then follow arrows.

 

Coppicing and clearing scrub from ditches rides SO626128

02 Oct 07

Dymock/Shaw Common

Meet at Beechenhurst car park at 9:30am to lift share to site

 

Install culvert in daffodil woods SO694278

09 Oct 07

Castlemaine Depot

Cross the railway tracks in Parkend and head up the hill on the Yorkley road.  After the first right hand bend, turn into the Castlemaine Depot which is signposted on your left.

 

Grassland and clearance around ponds SO622082

16 Oct 07

Clanna

Leave the B4228 St Briavels road at Hewelsfield and take the minor road towards Alvington.  Follow the arrows from the crossroads by Barnage Farm

 

Scrub clearance SO584023

23 Oct 07

High Meadow

Heading along the B4432 from Coleford to Christchurch.  Turn left on Marians Lane, follow the arrows to Biblins Bridge, continue along trail until you reach wooden barrier.

 

Hazel coppicing SO538154

30 Oct 07

Clanna

Leave the B4228 St Briavels road at Hewelsfield and take the minor road towards Alvington.  Follow the arrows from the crossroads by Barnage Farm

 

Laurel clearance SO584023

06 Nov 07

Flour Mills

Heading from Parkend to Coleford, Pass Nags Head Reserve on right,  take the next left towards Bream.  Just before Bream turn Right onto Forest track at Forest Lubricants.
Scrub clearance SO606069

13 Nov 07

Long Pond, Plump Hill  FC/GWT Reserve

Take the A4136 road from Drybrook heading to Mitcheldean.  Turn right at the top of the hill (opposite FoD sign) into Fairplay cottages and follow arrows.  Mind the potholes!
Scrub clearance around pond and ditch SO658167

20 Nov 07

Woorgreens FC/GWT Reserve

Meet at Kensley Lodge entrance, first left turn after Speech House Woodlands car park when travelling east toward Cinderford, then follow arrows.

Dead hedgeing SO626128

27 Nov 07

Crabtree Hill

Meet at Kensley Lodge entrance, first left turn after Speech House Woodlands car park when travelling east toward Cinderford, then follow arrows.
Coppicing and scrub clearance SO626128

04 Dec 07

The Park, Tidenham FC/GWT/RSPB reserve

Car park by roadside with Offas Dyke sign.  Proceed through barrier on to heath
Heathland birch removal

ST559994

11 Dec 07

The Doward


Meet at the car park for King Arthurs Cave

Cut back Corsican pine.  Just in time for an Xmas tree!!! SO548157

18 Dec 07

Bunjups Wood


Left turn after passing under old bridge on the minor road going north to Staunton from the Newland - Coleford Road.

Cutting scrub along butterfly rides SO544112