DEAN GREEN TEAM

Wildlife Conservation Group in the

Forest of Dean

Gloucestershire

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Spring Programme 2008

 

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
08 Jan 08

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

 

Clearance work along the old canl to remove invasive laurel

 

SO584023

 

15 Jan 08

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 fritillary, violets and adders. SO588087
22 Jan 08

Edgehills Heath

Take A4136 from Drybrook towards Gloucester, at Plump Hill turn right taking track to prominent radio masts, follow arrows from road towards lodge.

 

Cutting scrub on the heathland and limestone grassland SO658155

29 Jan 08

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.

 

Coppicing SO621076

05 Feb 08

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 fritillary, violets and adders. SO588087

12 Feb 08

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.

 

Clearing scrub from rides + heathland to maintain heathland habitat. SO626128

19 Feb 08

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

 

Clearance work along the old canl to remove invasive laurel SO584023

26 Feb 08

Hedgelaying Course - Christchurch

Booking required, maximum of 8 volunteers on a first come first served basis.

 

Hedgelaying Course lead by a professional hedgelayer SO568129

04 Mar 08

Clearwell Meend

Leave Coleford on the Chepstow road towards Sling.  Turn right before the Miners Arms and follow arrows

 

Scrub clearance to maintain limestone grassland and areas of sphagnum moss. SO581087

11 Mar 08

Wigpool FC/GWT Reserve

Leave Drybrook heading north, turn right at the first crossroads (near organ museum), then take next left signposted Wigpool.  Follow road to meet point

 

Birch and gorse removal to maintain heathland habitat. SO653193

18 Mar 08

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 fritillary, violets and adders. SO588087
25 Mar 08

The Park, Tidenham FC/GWT/RSPB reserve

Car park by roadside with Offas Dyke sign.  Proceed through barrier on to heath
Heathland birch and gorse removal ST559994

02 Apr 08

Clearwell Meend

Leave Coleford on the Chepstow road towards Sling.  Turn right before the Miners Arms and follow arrows

 

Scrub clearance to maintain limestone grassland and areas of sphagnum moss SO581087