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 […]
Earliest Submitted record by Volunteer Annabel (Before 2020 project began) Audio Recording by Stephanie Image taken by Zomerset Audio Clip Captured using BIRDNET. Ten Acres Habitation Along the river, particularly on the woodland side. Sound captured:
Thursday was a very quiet day, so we enjoyed an autumn walk looking at the leaves and colours of the woodland and stomping in muddy puddles before visiting basecamp and enjoying toasted marshmallows and a bacon sarnie. Friday was much busier, with lots of volunteers putting in some serious hard […]
This week the volunteers concentrated on clearing the second woodland area to allow people to access it again. It’s amazing how huge it is!
Another two glorious days out and about in ten acres woodland with the team and Fridays are now so popular we are fully booked for volunteers! Do not worry though, Thursdays still have some room so why not book your place now via email firstname.lastname@example.org.