Monthly Diary 2019

To see last year’s work go to Diary 2018

March 2019

Clevedon School – extending the informal trail to facilitate exploration by forest school students by selectively cutting back bramble and holm oak and clearing fallen logs

The last chance to cut the hedge at Quinney’s Wood before spring. A number of spindle and wayfaring trees are left uncut to grow higher and produce flowers and fruit.

February 2019

Cutting the top hedge in Quinney’s Wood and burning the arisings

A bit more sycamore is cut on Dial Hill to open up a path and the view from the top.

Clevedon School – dangerous trees near the recreation area are felled; a woodland trail is extended by cutting out bramble and young holm oak;  2 bags of litter are collected.

January 2019

Hedge cutting in Quinney’s wood and burning brash on a frosty morning

 Cutting the hedge in Quinney’s Wood

A few self-set sycamores bordering this path on Dial Hill are taken out to enhance the woodland and to improve access as well as the view NW over the channel from the hill top.

A view over Clevedon Bay is improved by cutting out self-set sycamore on Dial Hill.

Dial Hill – cutting back encroaching bramble to increase the area of restored grassland