DEAN GREEN TEAM

Wildlife Conservation Group in the

Forest of Dean

Gloucestershire

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Programme September 2006 - January 2007

 

Date

Location and Directions

A Forestry Commission van will be parked at all meeting places from 9.45am. Please follow white arrows to work site.

Type of work Grid Ref
05 Sep 06

Wigpool FC/GWT Reserve

Leave Drybrook heading north, turn right at the first crossroads (near organ museum) then take next lft signposted Wigpool. Follow road to meet point

Scrub clearance from main pond and heathland SO653193
12 Sep 06

Cannop Ponds Marsh FC/GWT Reserve

Meet halfway down the Cannop Ponds car park access road, situated off the Speech House road

Scrub removal from marsh SO610111
19 Sep 06

Kingspool

Take the B4028 High Beech Avenue from Coleford and turn into the last right hand track before reaching Edge End. Follow arrows through barrier.

Scrub clearance from pond SO592127

26 Sep 06 John Flynn

Staunton Meend, Staunton

Take the A4136 to Staunton from Coleford. Take the first left after the pub and follow the white arrows.

Heathland regeneration SO543123
03 Oct 06

Kingspool

Take the B4028 High Beech Avenue from Coleford and turn into the last right hand track before reaching Edge End. Follow arrows through barrier.

 

Scrub clearance from pond SO592127
10 Oct 06

Foxes Bridge FC/GWT Reserve

Take the B4226 between Speech House and Cinderford. Park in Horse Lawn car park (Cinderford side of the marsh)

Otter holt creation, scrub clearance from marsh SO627127

17 Oct 06

James

Darkhill Ironworks Pond

Meet in the Darkhill carpark (next to the Coleford cycle trail link) off the Sling - Fetter Hill road.

Scrub clearance from pond and path clearance SO588087

24 Oct 06

Fran

Brierley Banks

From the Lydbrook crossroads, drive to Brierley on the A4136. Continue past the petrol station and take the second left to Ruardean Woodside. Drive up the hill parking on the right handside beyond the housing

Glade creation and habitat piles SO627155

31 Oct 06

Dave

Bunjups Wood

Left turn after passing under the old bridge on the minor road going north to Staunton from the Newland - Coleford road.

Cutting scrub along butterfly rides SO544112
07 Nov 06

Woorgreens FC/GWT Reserve

Meet at Kensley Lodge entrance, first left turn after Speech House woodlands car park when travelling east towards Cinderford, then follow arrows

Ride clearance SO626138
14 Nov 06

The Park, Tidenham FC/GWT/RSPB Reserve

Car park by roadside with Offas Dyke sign. Proceed through barrier on to heath

Heathland birch removal ST559994
21 Nov 06

Orles Wood nr the Bearse

On B4228 road, Coleford to St. Briavels, go approx 1km south of B4231 junction and turn right by bungalow - proceed down track and into woodland

Ride clearance SO573058
28 Nov 06

Crabtree Hill FC/GWT Reserve

Meet at Kensley Lodge entrance, first left turn after Speech House woodlands car park when travelling east towards Cinderford, then follow arrows

Clearing scrub from ditch and rides SO626128
05 Dec 06

Foxes Bridge Colliery

Meet at Kensley Lodge entrance, first left turn after Speech House woodlands car park when travelling east towards Cinderford, then follow arrows. Longish drive towards cycle trail

Pine and gorse clearance SO638136
12 Dec 06

Woorgreens FC/GWT Reserve

Meet at Kensley Lodge entrance, first left turn after Speech House woodlands car park when travelling east towards Cinderford, then follow arrows

Ride clearance and hedgelaying SO626128
19 Dec 06

Lightmoor

Drive into Mallards Pike and follow arrows to work site. Xmas social at Rising Sun Pub at Moseley Green

Scrub and ride clearance SO640100
02 Jan 07

The Park, Tidenham FC/GWT/RSPB Reserve

Car park by roadside with Offas Dyke sign. Proceed through barrier on to heath

Heathland birch removal ST559994

All tasks are led by FC Ranger staff, and finish around 3 pm