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More rain, but…

After Friday’ session splitting logs, this morning we ventured out to continue work on Middle Way. We stopped just before the rain becaome heavy. A lot of rain has fallen in recent days, as Rowbourne Brook was in full flood. … Continue reading

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Rainy Day

We didn’t do too much outdoor work yesterday due to the heavy rain, but some birches on paths were dealt with. Clare repainted the sign for the ‘honesty box’ and we also assembled some equipment which had been waiting for … Continue reading

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Clearing dead birches from car park area

Our first attempt to clear the dead – and therefore potentially dangerous – birches from the car park area was on the evening of Monday 13th, but this was called to a halt by wasps which took an exception to … Continue reading

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Middle Way widening

Yesterday we continued up Middle Way, clearing trees that are restricting the width of this ride and creating a ‘scallop’ clearance on the north side.

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Monthly work party

This being the first Sunday of the month, the Group was at work in the Wood again today. We continued Friday’s work on the NE corner of the Blue Route and west up Middle Way. A second team took the … Continue reading

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Blue Trail Glade

Yesterday saw the group working on several areas of the western wide glade on the Blue Trail. The photo below shows the group, not resting, but standing clear while Howard felled a tree!  

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Clearing the Second Pond

We had a good turn out of 7 members to assist opening up the second pond to let in more light. This was the pond before we started:- Members of the group stop for coffee during a strenuous morning’s work. … Continue reading

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Path clearance

Last Friday we concentrated on clearing and widening one of the old North-South paths which had not been dealt with since the “Great Storm” of October 2008.

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Welcome to the Great Wood Blog

This Blog allows visitors to keep up to date with news and events at the Great Wood. If you like the pictures shown here, you can click on them to see a larger image.

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