One of our questions for the team was what should we do with balsam in ten acres if we see it. Well, first of all we are holding a couple of balsam bashing volunteer sessions throughout the summer so pop along to one of those if you really want to […]
We forgot to take pictures last week but we were on site working hard still, so here are this weeks photographs of the area we were working on – “the Den”. This area is where we hold our wellbeing in the woods sessions and where someone recently has erected a […]
Our team Alan and Bracken answer two of your questions today about plans for conservation on site and future plans for the riverbrook meadow while they have thier lunch break on the Ten Acres site. If you have any questions you would like to ask the team send us an […]
The team spent more work today looking at the hazardous back areas of the woodland and opening them up and sectioning unsafe areas with hazard tape. We also spotted a few species to add to our flora/fauna collection!
Alan explains how the make up of the woodland has lead to hazardous areas where drug misuse takes place and the dangerous syringes and tools left behind. We show you what these tools look like so you know what to look out for and how dangerous it is to handle […]
This week the team were dealing with a difficult area of the woodland filled with drug paraphenalia. Previously the sheltered spots in the woodland relatively untouched by the public and out of sight – have meant that drug misuse in the area has increased. This means many areas of the […]
A video introduction about the woodland and how it came to be – what sort of habitats it offers and how we are helping to fix the issues caused by the woodland makeup and improve habitats and species diversity. If you have any questions you would like to ask the […]
This week the lads carried on through the woodland re-discovering the original pathway through ten acres and doing some balsam bashing to try to limit the spread of the invasive pest species Himalayan Balsam down the river through Ten Acres. Before & During Where were we?
Today the lads went over the first bridge and began work around the section with the most lost pathway. It was so very dense they struuggled to get in to the undergrowth at all and had to walk around it the long way to get there from the other side!They […]
This time the lads went a bit deeper in the woodland to around the first bridge as it crosses over the bourn. Today the boys worked from 8am until 5pm almost non stop with the exception of a picnic lunch break. Lily came along at lunchtime to see what they […]