The snow is deep and the magical fairy woodland has emerged in all it’s beauty. Have you discovered Ten Acres in the snow yet? It really is a most wonderful and peaceful snowy woodland adventure.
We are currently opening up our volunteering opportunities for the Ten Acres woodland with the Friends of Ten Acres & Sustainable Life Voluntary Organisation. We have the following needs right now: Litter picking volunteers – OPENOrganised once a month roughly, up to 4 people at a time. Tools, bin bags, […]
Sustainable Lifes wellbeing in the woods project has not been able to continue during lockdown, but we are pleased to announce the funds have been graciously reallocated by the Lottery to allows us to provide a range of online resources for the Ten Acres site instead. So stay tuned as […]
We are pleased to announce that thanks to funding from The National Lottery Community Fund we will be launching our new family gardening project on Ten Acres with the assistance of Sustainable Life and Strichley Fruit and Nut Village. As soon as it it safe to do so we will […]
Thanks to Tribal we have a range of tit boxes, bat boxes and a tawny owl box installed on site in Ten Acres. To help you get a better idea of where everything is we also created this handy google map to show you roughly where to find boxes, key […]
We are so excited to announce that badger prints have been spotted in the Ten Acres woodland outside the den/horseradish field by our amazingly eagle eyes volunteer Annabel! Well done! There is now ay I could have postted these out of the muck of various prints myself so I am […]
We are excited to announce that sustainable life have been awarded the funding by the National Lottery for a new community project in ten acres called Forest Futures. The project is due to start as soon as lockdowns ease enough for volunteering to continue. Full details of this project can […]
So all good things must eventually end – or so they say. We thought we’d go out with a little style of course, so for our final day with the volunteers this year we invited everyone back to the land for a warming fire and feast and some good company. […]
This year Sustainable Life set up over 200 wooden snowflakes in ten acres along the woodland pathway to encourage people to explore this newly opened up area and get to know and see for themselves the space that the volunteers have been working hard to create all year. We chose […]
For our final few weeks on site for the Severn Trent Water maintenance project the lads ahve been looking at the far end of Ten Acres by the Dogpool Lane entrance where there are a couple of pockets of small copses. The council have recently added more woodland to these […]
Stunning frosty morning scenes this week in Ten Acres as they commence work on the park side woodland area and expose quite a large previously hidden section of woodland!
So while there are still no volunteers on site during November, the staff have still been visiting the site and doing some of the ‘behind the scenes’ work. Mostly at the moment this involves some tidy ups and litter control. In addition however, Alan and Bracken are working on a […]