We ahven’t updated in while so here is a big gallery of what we’ve been up to! Lots of balsam bashing, path clearance as the brambles sneak back in, painting, leaf prints with wax, blackberry eating and plums!
We had a super busy half term this week in Ten Acres with our two volunteering groups! First of all the families in top meadow garden laid down some membrane to supress the bramble roots around the apple tree and reclaim the area for the orchard. The kids loved helping […]
Volunteers continued to restore the river bank last week and clear the built up deadwood and bramble from the riverside making room for young saplings, native trees and plants. Its starting to look really beautiful and they have created another little walk through of the wooded area upon the bank.
Forest Futures volunteers continued work on Ten Acres this week and along the overgrown banks near riverbrook meadow/broadmeadow they discovered a large old apple tree deep in the overgrowth, surrounded by beautiful lilac trees previously obscured and a few wild dog roses. A stunnig hidden grove of beauty now on […]
The volunteer team over on the other side of the rea got stuck in today picking up a considerable amount of litter from the bank and clearing some more weed trees and bramble that had overrun the river. Its not really starting to take shape as a beautiful landscape again […]
The volunteers were back out there again this week working on the river bank and restoring the view. Its hard work with so much overgrowth and rubbish to fight through but they are getting there slowly but surely!
The volunteers returned to the conservation and woodland management sessions with the new Forest Futures project funded by the National Lottery. Just like they had never been away, they got stuck in with quick and efficient work – picking up 4 bags worth of litter from the entrance to ten […]