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Summer 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 Emily Fergusson emily.fergusson@forestryengland.uk o

 

The Summer programme is a mixture of work days and wildlife surveys *Please note that work parties start at 9.45am but surveys start at 2 pm*

 

Wednesday

27 Apr 22

Westonbirt Arboretum

An outing for the team to Westonbirt Arboretum

Tuesday

3 May 22

9.45 am

Symonds Yat Iron Age hillfort

SO 5649 1555

Park within the Forestry England Symonds Yat car park.
Please bring hooks and secateurs if you have them.

Scrub clearance.

Tuesday

17 May 22

9.45 am

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

17 May 22

2 pm

Worrall Hill

SO 6017 1446

Park in Worrall Hill Club car park
Please bring with you shovels, forks and wheelbarrows if you have them.

 

 

 

 

Foxes Bridge Survey

SO 644 138

Enter the forest 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.

Garden Waste clearance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wildlife Survey

Tuesday

24 May 22

2 pm

Moseley Green Survey

SO 644 138

Meet in the Mallards Pike car park

Wildlife Survey

Tuesday

31 May 22

2 pm

Serridge Survey

SO 637 088

Meet by the metal barrier. Drive down the track opposite the petrol station at Brierley.

Wildlife Survey

Tuesday

7 Jun 22

2 pm

Foxes Bridge Survey

SO 644 138

Enter the forest 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.

Wildlife Survey

Tuesday

14 Jun 22

9.45 am

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

14 Jun 22

2 pm

Speculation

SO 613 135

Meet and park at the FE Speculation car park. Please bring pliers and wire cutters and wear goggles if you have them.

 

 

 

 

Moseley Green Survey

SO 637 088

 

Fence removal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wildlife Survey

Tuesday

21 Jun 22

2 pm

Foxes Bridge Survey

SO 644 138

Enter the forest 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.

Wildlife Survey

Tuesday

28 Jun 22

11 am

Gorsty/Dark Hill Summer BBQ!!!!!!!!!!!!

SO 588 087

Start at 11am for bracken bashing (please bring an appropriate stick!) and survey followed by a sumptuous BBQ.

Park at Darkhill car park.

Bracken bashing

Tuesday

5 Jul 22

9.45 am

Staple Edge

SO 6362 0926

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

Please bring knives for cutting cable ties.

Tree shelter removal

Tuesday

19 Jul 22

9.45 am

Beaver enclosure/Piano corner

SO 6213 1541

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

Please bring hooks and shears.

Fence line vegetation clearance

Tuesday

2 Aug 22

9.45 am

Speculation

SO 613 135

Meet and park at the FE Speculation car park.

Please bring pliers and wire cutters and wear goggles if you have them.

Fence removal

Tuesday

16 Aug 22

9.45 am

Bixslade

SO 605 099

Take the B4234 from Cannop towards Parkend. The entrance is on the opposite side of the road to the stoneworks.

Please bring trowels/tools to clear off the tramway stones.

Trail maintenance and litter picking.

Tuesday

30 Aug 22

9.45 am

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

Laurel removal

Tuesday

13 Sep 22

9.45 am

Symonds Yat Iron Age hillfort

SO 5649 1555

Park within the Forestry England Symonds Yat car park.


Please bring shovels, spades and waterproof footwear.

Newt pool improvements.

 

 

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!

 

 

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