Want something to look forward to once the festive period has ended? Brighten up those dreary winter days by volunteering with us on the cluster! Join us for a leisurely (yet productive!) morning’s work, followed by homemade soup, freshly-baked bread and cake – the perfect opportunity to carry on a good natter with like-minded folk,Continue reading “Winter volunteer days 2023”
Thanks to a welcome break in the rain, the heli-lifting team managed a productive afternoon’s work today, transporting dumpy bags filled with stakes and guards up to the planting site. The difficult terrain of Fremington Edge, coupled with heavily restricted access, and sheer scale of the planting site, have made the logistics of our schemeContinue reading “We have lift off…”
So we soon learned as many hands made light work yesterday removing tree shelters on The Cluster. Done alone, it can be a slightly soul destroying task. Done as part of a group and it immediately becomes tolerable… enjoyable even as you work together to liberate each tree from its outgrown PPE. This time ourContinue reading “Size does matter”
Yesterday saw an enthusiastic group of National Park volunteers removing about a thousand (?) tree shelters and stakes from one area on the cluster. The old shelters and plastic ties will be recycled by Tubex, who originally manufactured them. Only a few hundred left to do!