Programme

(Please note that this page is for members’ information.)

Programme Activity Liaison Officer: Bob Parr

Email: programme@witneywood.uk

Monday 9th January at 10am: Deer Park Wood
We will be checking bird boxes on east side, distributing small pile of wood chippings, coppicing hazel and willows, litter picking and clearing any leaves from paths.
We will need ladders, rakes, loppers, spades, wheelbarrow, saws, secateurs. Please wear stout boots, wellies may be most suitable, and good gloves.
Park in Valence Crescent and meet at north entrance.
Activity Leader: RH

Monday 16th January at 10am: Madley Park Estate
We will continue with the removal of redundant tree guards, cutting back of encroaching vegetation and litter picking. You will need boots and good gloves, we will need shears, loppers, rakes and secateurs. We will provide plastic sacks and litter pickers. Park on Oakdale Lane and meet at the head of the path that leads from Oakdale Lane to the middle of the woodland.
Activity Leader: TP

Monday 23rd January at 10am: Deer Park South
Continue to open up overhanging trees along Colwell Brook southern end and clear vegetation towards bridle path, if accessible.
Pruning some of the trees in the orchard area and marking out tree positions. Clearing pathways and litter picking.
We will need saws, loppers, secateurs, rakes and litter pickers. Please wear stout boots and good gloves.
Park in Range Road and meet at DPW south entrance
Activity Leader: RH

Monday 30th January at 10am: Deer Park Wood
We will be distributing wood chippings along pathways and litter picking.
We will need shovels and spades, wheelbarrows and rakes. Please bring wheelbarrows if possible.

There will also be work opportunities in DPWS.

Please wear stout boots and good gloves.
Park in Range Road and meet at DPW south entrance
Activity Leader: BP