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Early Spring Programme 2023

 

 

 

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 Nina Elvin kristina.elvin@forestryengland.uk o

 

 

Tuesday

21 Feb 23

Gorsty Knoll

SO588 087

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

Scrub clearance to create reptile habitat.

 

Tuesday

28 Feb 23

10 am

Woorgreens GWT Nature Reserve - Crabtree Hill

SO625128

Meet at Kensley Lodge to drive in convoy (don't be late!) onto reserve up to Crabtree Hill.

Contact if needed: Kev 07900 050115

Birch removing

Tuesday

7 Mar 23

Blakes Wood

SO 5550 1236

When driving from Coleford towards Staunton on the A4136 the barrier will be on the left-hand side.

Conifer/birch clearance and pond work.

Tuesday

14 Mar 23

Oakenhill

SO 6289 0818

When driving out of Parkend towards Yorkley, go past the school and it will be the second barrier entrance on the right.

Scrub clearance and leaky dams.

Thursday

16 Mar 23

Perry Hay

Mallards meeting point SO 6362 0926

Meet at FE Mallards Pike car park, we will drive through the woods from here so please be there for 9.45 to enable us to all go in convoy.

This sessions job will be working at Perry Hay Brook planting willow trees as part of the Riparian Zone Restoration plan.

Wear wellies!

Tuesday

21 Mar 23

Flaxley Woods

SO 675 159

Go up the track opposite Gunns Mill towards the kennels. Meet at barrier.

Brash clearance

Tuesday

28 Mar 23

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

 

Easter Break!

 

Thursday

20 Apr 23

Forest Waters Project

Meet at Beechenhurst near GoApe Car Park at 9.45

We will then drive to the work site in convoy.

Blocking redundant drainage channels with leaky dams to slow the flow of water in this compartment..

Wear wellies!

 

 

All tasks are led by FC Ranger start at 9.45 am or GWT Ranger start at 10.00 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!

 

 

2023

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2022

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2021

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2020

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2014

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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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