DEAN GREEN TEAM

Wildlife Conservation Group in the

Forest of Dean

Gloucestershire

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Autumn Programme 2010

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

(unless it is a Bank Holiday)

 

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

 

13 Sep 10

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

( NO August Bank Holiday meet - so 13 Sep instead!!!)

General tidy up

 

 

 

31 Aug 10

Wigpool GWT Reserve

At Mitcheldean find the church and opposite the 'co-op' store take 'the stenders' road uphill then take the first right after 1/4mile to 'wigpool' continue until the forest opens and park near the GWT truck
For further details call 07900 050115

2 week task

Urgent clearance of scrub coppice growth from pond margins whilst we have good access (dry pond), jobs include 2x stump treaters, 2x fire tenders and teams of scrub cutters and brash draggers.

SO651196

7 Sep 10

Wigpool GWT Reserve

At Mitcheldean find the church and opposite the 'co-op' store take 'the stenders' road uphill then take the first right after 1/4mile to 'wigpool' continue until the forest opens and park near the GWT truck
For further details call 07900 050115

 

Urgent clearance of scrub coppice growth from pond margins whilst we have good access (dry pond), jobs include 2x stump treaters, 2x fire tenders and teams of scrub cutters and brash draggers.

SO651196

14 Sep 10

Oakenhill

From Parkend head towards Yorkley, cross over the railway lines. Take the first right onto Church Drive, from the church follow the white arrows.

 

Coppice birches and scrub to open up nightjar habitat and recreation area.

 

 

SO621076

 

 

21 Sep 10

Stenders Quarry GWT Reserve

From Mitcheldean turn onto Stenders Road opposite the 'Co-Op' store and continue for 1/4 mile to meet by GWT truck.

For further details call 07900 050115

2 week task

Sheep need your help to build grazing and restore limestone flora. Tasks are : Scrub cutting, treating cut stems, dragging and burning. Steep slopes although we can separate to work some flatter areas in groups of 3.

 

 

SO659183

 

 

28 Sep 10

Stenders Quarry GWT Reserve

From Mitcheldean turn onto Stenders Road opposite the 'Co-Op' store and continue for 1/4 mile to meet by GWT truck.

For further details call 07900 050115

 

Sheep need your help to build grazing and restore limestone flora. Tasks are : Scrub cutting, treating cut stems, dragging and burning. Steep slopes although we can separate to work some flatter areas in groups of 3.

 

 

SO659183

 

 

5 Oct 10

Milkwall

Meet in the Darkhill car park 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 fritillary, violets and adders.

 

SO588087

 

12 Oct 10

Piano Corner

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

 

Coppicing for butterflies.

 

SO621154

 

19 Oct 10

Clearwell Meend

From Coleford head towards on the B4228, just before the Sling turning pull into the football ground on the left hand side, park there and we are working across the road.

 

Removal of birch from grassland

 

SO580082

 

26 Oct 10

Ellwood

Turn left towards Ellwood off the Sling – Fetter Hill road. Park near ponds on right hand side.

 

Pond clearance

(Wellies!)

 

SO588083

 

2 Nov 10

Milkwall

Meet in the Darkhill car park 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 fritillary, violets and adders.

 

SO588087

 

9 Nov 10

Piano Corner

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

 

Coppicing for butterflies.

 

SO621154

 

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

 

 

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