DEAN GREEN TEAM

Wildlife Conservation Group in the

Forest of Dean

Gloucestershire

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Spring/Summer Programme 2011

 

 

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
22 Mar 11

 

Ridley Bottom


Meet and the bottom of 'Kelly's Lane' off 'Rosemary's Lane' off the B4228 between Chepstow and Coleford. LIMITED PARKING - make use of nearby 'Rosemary's Lane' lay-bys.

Call KC on 07900 050115 for further details. 10am start

 

Laying internal hedges

SO563985

29 Mar 11

 

Linear Park

Heading from Coleford on B4226, pass the Dilke hospital then take the turning at the bottom of the hill into Linear park. You may have to drive on from this point to a more suitable place.

 

Continuation of butterfly corridor work..

SO650126

5 Apr 11

Brierley Banks

Heading from Coleford on the A4136 towards Cinderford, just past Brierley garage, take the second turning left (sign posted Ruardean). Drive up the hill and turn right immediately after the last house as you enter the forest. 

Scrub clearance/coppicing along ride sides for butterflies.

SO630159

12 Apr 11

Ridley Bottom

Meet and the bottom of 'Kelly's Lane' off 'Rosemary's Lane' off the B4228 between Chepstow and Coleford. LIMITED PARKING - make use of nearby 'Rosemary's Lane' lay-bys. Call KC on 07900 050115 for further details 

Stock fencing

SO563985

19 Apr 11

The Bearse

On B4228 go approx. 1km south of B4231 junction and turn right by bungalow – proceed into woods through farmland.

 

 

Habitat and glade creation

SO573058

26 Apr 11

The Bearse

On B4228 go approx. 1km south of B4231 junction and turn right by bungalow – proceed into woods through farmland.

 

Continue habitat creation for butterflies.

SO573058

 

No tasks in May

 

 

 

7 Jun 11

Ridley Bottom

Meet and the bottom of 'Kelly's Lane' off 'Rosemary's Lane' off the B4228 between Chepstow and Coleford. LIMITED PARKING - make use of nearby 'Rosemary's Lane' lay-bys. Call KC on 07900 050115 for further details 

Wildflower survey and summer picnic

SO563985

14 Jun 11

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


 NOTE - FINISH AT LUNCHTIME.ICECREAMS PROVIDED IF HOT,CAKES IF NOT!

 

 

Bashing early growing, weak bracken (using sticks)

SO588087

28 Jun 11

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


 NOTE - FINISH AT LUNCHTIME.ICECREAMS PROVIDED IF HOT,CAKES IF NOT!

 

 

Bashing early growing, weak bracken (using sticks)

SO588087

 

No tasks until 23rd July

 

 

 

23 Jul 11

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


 NOTE - FINISH AT LUNCHTIME.ICECREAMS PROVIDED IF HOT,CAKES IF NOT!

 

 

Walk around Gorsty Knoll/Milkwall to record butterflies and Bracken Bashing.

 An event to include the Local residents

SO588087

26 Jul 11

or

2 Aug 11

Phone Kev to confirm which date the day before please

Ridley Bottom

Meet and the bottom of 'Kelly's Lane' off 'Rosemary's Lane' off the B4228 between Chepstow and Coleford. LIMITED PARKING - make use of nearby 'Rosemary's Lane' lay-bys. Call KC on 07900 050115 for further details 

Hay baling. Weather dependent, hence the choice of dates.

SO563985

 

No tasks until 6th September

 

 

 

6 Sep 11

 

Lancaut 


On A48 Gloucester to Chepstow road, half a mile north of Chepstow, take the B4228 sign-posted Tutshill and Woodcroft. Turn right at the roundabout (B4228) and after one mile turn sharp left up Lancaut Lane. Carry on and park on the grassy area on the left.                                                                                            

Cut Lancaut Church Meadow and scrub to the riverbank.

ST539966

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

 

 

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