Category Archives: Work Parties

News about forthcoming work parties and results achieved.

Winch Training

Today, along with members from other groups, several of the Friends Group were trained in the use of winches. Ken tries his hand with the winch. This birch was lifted bodily off the ground before it wanted to pull away … Continue reading

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Clearing Obstructions

With Howard now back to chainsaw duties, on Friday we dealt with a number of trees which had fallen across waymarked paths or were threatening to do so. Four separate areas were dealt with in the morning. As we went … Continue reading

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Update

Last Friday we finished clearing the second pond and then dealt with some clearance work on the blue route close to the ancient beech trees.

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Chainsawing

With Howard back from holiday, we were able to catch up on some chainsawing work on fallen trees.

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Clearing Rhodi roots

Today the group dedicated most of the morning to digging out old Rhodi roots alongside the entrance drive, where we had cut back the Rhodi last winter. This was really heavy going work!  

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