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Forest of Dean

Gloucestershire

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Spring Programme 2022

 

 

 

Contact leoni.dawson@forestryengland.uk


For those without email, contact either Leoni on 07917 828222 Or Kate on 07786526280

*Please note that work parties start at 9.45am*

Arboretum day is on the first Thursday of every month - contact Stewart Cooper stewart.cooper@forestryengland.uk or Emily Fergusson emily.fergusson@forestryengland.uk o

 

Tuesday

22 Feb 22

Gorsty Knoll

SO588 087

Park at Darkhill Iron Works off the Sling - Fetter Hill road.

Scrub clearance to create reptile habitat.

Tuesday

1 Mar 22

Tidenham Chase Park GWT Reserve

ST 558 992

Meet at Tidenham Chase car park at 10 am

Birch clearance

Tuesday

8 Mar 22

Clanna Ponds

SO 583 022

Take the B4228 from St Briavels. Turn left onto Church Lane and then left onto Barnage Lane. Closest postcode is GL15 6AH

Pond work waterproof footwear!

Tuesday

15 Mar 22

Clanna Ponds

SO 583 022

Take the B4228 from St Briavels. Turn left onto Church Lane and then left onto Barnage Lane. Closest postcode is GL15 6AH

Pond work waterproof footwear!

Thursday

17 Mar 22

Arboretum

Extra volunteering day for post storm clear up!

Tuesday

22 Mar 22

Lower Foxes Bridge/Horse Lawn

SO 632 124

Meet at the Foxes Bridge entrance. Small car park off of the Speech House Road. If coming from the direction of Cinderford it is on the left just past the crematorium.

Building dams - Bowsaws, loppers, waterproof footwear!

Thursday

24 Mar 22

Arboretum

Extra volunteering day for post storm clear up!

Tuesday

29 Mar 22

Linear Park

SO 644 138

Park at the metal barrier behind the sewage works at SO644138 From Valley Road roundabout, Cinderford take the track to the burger van on the Linear Park (turn off Valley Road at SO649138). Follow this track past the burger van and park just beyond the metal barrier behind the sewage works.

Building dams - loppers and bowsaws, waterproof footwear!

Tuesday

5 Apr 22

Beaver site/ Piano corner

SO 6213 1541

Turn off the A4136 at Brierley onto the Pludds road. Worksite is the first barrier entranceway on the left.

Clearing vegetation

Tuesday

12 Apr 22

Beaver site/ Piano corner

SO 6213 1541

Turn off the A4136 at Brierley onto the Pludds road. Worksite is the first barrier entranceway on the left.

Clearing vegetation

Thursday

14 Apr 22

Arboretum

Due to the very strong winds on the 7th April our volunteering day has been changed to the 14th April

Extra volunteering day for post storm clear up!

Wednesday

27 Apr 22

Westonbirt Arboretum

An outing for the team to Westonbirt Arboretum

Summer programme and surveys begin 17th May

 

 

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

Guidelines for FC/GWT volunteers- please read and take note!

When driving on forest roads please drive at 15mph maximum be aware of other forest users walkers/dogs/cyclists/horse riders etc.

Please wear appropriate work wear e.g. gloves, work boots, old clothes, bump cap (goggles available),

Keep safe working distances from each other 2 tree lengths when felling and 15 metres from a strimmer.

Never work close to or under a powerline.

Work carefully, stay safe! Avoid lone working and report any hazards, near misses or dangerous occurrences to supervisor.

Please see detailed risk assessments at sessions.

There is ALWAYS a qualified First Aider on site so don't be shy about requesting help - Even minor cuts need treating to avoid infection!

 

 

2022

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2021

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2017

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2016

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2015

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2014

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2013

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2012

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2011

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2010

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2009

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2008

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2007

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2006

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