Programme

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Programme Activity Liaison: Tony Povey

Monday 5th November at 10am: Deer Park Wood.  We will start to inspect and clean bird boxes, carry out any maintenance required, locate and check the insect traps on the ground. We will also inspect bat boxes for signs of use. David and Terry will bring ladders, bring electric screwdrivers if you have them. We will need rakes to remove cut grass from the wild flower meadow areas. You will need gloves, stout boots or wellies, we will need loppers, saws and secateurs. Park in the usual place and meet at the north entrance noticeboard.

Activity Leader: DJ

Monday 12th November at 10am: Deer Park Wood. We will be continuing with the uncompleted work at the south end. so the same tools, ladders etc will be required. Wear gloves, stout boots or wellies. Park in Range Road and meet at the south noticeboard.

Activity Leader: PS

Monday 19th November at 10am: Foxburrow Wood.  We will continue with the formative pruning of saplings started last month. You will need very sharp secateurs, loppers and saws. Mallets and sharp knives would be helpful in mending or taking off any damaged or redundant sleeves.
Please wear gloves and stout boots or wellies, with trousers tucked into socks.
Meet at Foxburrow Wood in the car park.

Activity Leader: LF

Monday 26th November at 10am: Deer Park Wood. Complete outstanding work from the previous weeks with tools as before. Start to locate and coppice young Ash saplings suffering from Ash dieback. Undertake formative pruning generally, tidy up damaged sleeves protecting young trees and remove any that are tight or rubbing. Wear gloves, stout boots or wellies. Park in the usual place and meet at the north entrance noticeboard.

Activity Leader: TP

Monday 3rd December at 10am: Deer Park Wood. Continue to locate and coppice young ash suffering from die back. We will need marking sprays, loppers and saws. Wear gloves, stout boots or wellies. Park in the usual place and meet at the north entrance noticeboard.

Activity Leader: RH

Monday 12th December: WWV Christmas lunch – details to follow.