DEAN GREEN TEAM

Wildlife Conservation Group in the

Forest of Dean

Gloucestershire

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Autumn Programme 2009

A group of volunteers meet at the Arboretum on the first monday of every month at 11 a.m.

 

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
07 Sep 09

Arboretum (reminder : we meet at the Arboretum, Speech House on the first monday of every month at 11 a.m)

We will have baked potatoes on the fire today!

General tidy up

 

 

 

15 Sep 09

Lancaut

Meet at 10am by Wildlife Trust vehicle on “Lancaut Lane” off the B4228 to Chepstow

Contact KC on 07900 050115

 

Cut back paths, mostly buddleia clearance

Extra loppers and bow saws welcomed.

 

ST534967

 

22 Sep 09

Moseley Green

Park opposite the turning to the Rising Sun pub at Moseley Green on the road from Mallards Pike to Yorkley

 

 

Ditch clearance for butterflies

 

SO6329608

734

 

29 Sep 09

Park End

From the cross roads at park end, head towards Lydney.  Park in entrance on right opposite Forest of Dean Van Sales.

 

 

Stream clearance. 

Bring wellies or waders.

 

SO616076

 

06 Oct 09

Piano Corner

From Coleford on the A4136, pass petrol station, take first left signposted The Pludds. First forest entrance on left before the stone bridge.

 

 

Coppicing for butterflies.

 

SO621154

 

13 Oct 09

Hobbs Quarry, Longhope

Meet at 10am by Wildlife Trust vehicle off the A4136

Contact KC on 07900 050115 for further info.

 

Cut and burn scrub

Extra loppers and bow saws welcomed.

 

SO695195

 

20 Oct 09

Ellwood

Follow the Ellwood Road from Milkwall and park on the right just before the school

 

 

 

 

SO588083

 

 

27 Oct 09

Stenders Quarry, Mitcheldean

Meet at 10am by Wildlife Trust vehicle, limited parking on “Stenders Road”,

Contact KC on 07900 050115 for further info.

 

 

Cut and burn scrub

Extra loppers and bow saws welcomed.

 

SO659183

 

03 Nov 09

New Fancy

Meet in New Fancy car park.  From Coleford, head towards Speech House, turn right just before the Speech House Hotel onto New Fancy Road.  Site is 1mile on the left.

 

 

Scrub clearance for adders

 

SO627095

 

10 Nov 09

Woorgreens

Meet at 10am by Wildlife Trust vehicle, off “Speech House Road” B4228, by Kensley Lodge.

Contact KC on 07900 050115 for further info.

 

 

Hedgelaying and cut back paths

 

SO630127

 

17 Nov 09

Milkwall

Meet in the Darkhill carpark off the Sling – Fetter Hill road.  Walk to the barrier and go left along the cycle path following the arrows.

 

 

 

Coppicing and bracken control to enhance habitat for the small pearl bordered fratillary, violets and adders.

 

SO588087

 

24 Nov 09

Wigpool

   

Meet at 10am by Wildlife Trust vehicle ¾ mile north of Drybrook and Mitcheldean

Contact KC on 07900 050115 for further info.

 

 

Cut and stack birch

Extra loppers and bow saws welcomed.

 

SO651196

 

01 Dec 09

New Fancy

Meet in New Fancy car park.  From Coleford, head towards Speech House, turn right just before the Speech House Hotel onto New Fancy Road.  Site is 1mile on the left.

 

 

Scrub clearance for adders

 

SO627095

 

All tasks are led by FC Ranger or GWT Ranger staff, start at 9.45 am and finish around 3pm

 

 

(Click here to see schedule for Summer 2009)

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(Click here to see schedule for Autumn 2008)

(Click here to see schedule for Summer 2008)

(Click here to see schedule for Spring 2008)

(Click here to see schedule for Autumn 2007)

(Click here to see schedule for Summer 2007)

(Click here to see schedule for Spring 2007)

(Click here to see schedule for 2006)