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Forest of Dean

Gloucestershire

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Early Spring Programme 2024

 

 

 

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 the normal the time of 9.45 am, but surveys start at 2pm!!*

Arboretum day is on the first Thursday of every month - contact Nina Elvin kristina.elvin@forestryengland.uk

Clearwell Meend day is on the second Thursday of every month - contact Tamsin Sagar tamsin.sagar@forestryengland.uk

The Water Project day is on the third Thursday of every month - contact Stewart Cooper stewart.cooper@forestryengland.uk

 

Tuesday

27 Feb 24

10.00 am

Woorgreen GWT Nature Reserve

SO625128

Meet at FE metal pole barrier past Kensley Lodge

Cutting small birch

Tuesday

5 March 24

9.45 am

Parsons Allotment

ST 5545 9855

On the B4228 between Hewelsfield and Tidenham Chase. On the left-hand side if coming from the Coleford direction.

Scrub clearance to enhance flora.

Tuesday

12 March 24

9.45 am

Marions Enclosure

SO 5704 1254

On Grove Road turn down the lane opposite Kells Road and continue down to the 5-bar gate. Parking is tight here!

Scrub clearance for butterflies.

Tuesday

19 March 24

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

Remove Laurel.

Tuesday

26 March 24

9.45 am

Birch Wood

SO 6436 1522

On the A4136 turn down the track toward Steam Mills Lake going past Northern United Colliery and the old brick works to the lake car park

Birch clearance and tree tube removal..

Please bring knives for cutting through cable ties. This site is very wet in places so wear wellies unless the weather has been very dry!

Tuesday

2 April 24

Easter Break!

Tuesday

9 April 24

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.

Fenceline clearance and bridge building.

Arboretum workdays first Thursday in the month.
Clearwell Meend workdays second Thursday of the month. Forest Waters work parties third Thursday of every month.

 

 

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!

 

 

2024

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2023

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2022

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2021

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2020

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2019

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2018

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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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