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Nottinghamshire Practical Conservation Groups
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Do you enjoy the outdoors, getting stuck in and like a bit of hard work?  Why not join the Forestry Commission for an assortment of practical conservation tasks where you really can make a difference to our habitats and the wildlife living within them.

Practical tasks in the Ollerton Area

Sessions are held every Wednesday afternoon at 12.30pm normally meeting at Ollerton Pit Woods car park.  Work is carried out on a variety of sites in the local area including Clumber, Bevercotes Pit Wood, Boughton Brake as well as Ollerton Pit Woods. 

If you are interested in coming please contact Amy, fill in an expression of interest form and email Amyor phone 07747 006450 before attending. 

Woodland Workout in Nottinghamshire

Every Thursday (10am - 2pm) we rotate round a series of maturing Community Woodlands in North Nottinghamshire. The team get involved in pruning, coppicing, stile and fence repairs, brash burning and more. If you are interested in coming please contact Hollie on 07392280620 or fill in an expression of interest form and email Hollie  

  • 22nd June - Oxclose (Mansfield Woodhouse Train Station, NG19 7FE
  • 29th June - Boundary (Burmah Rd, Blidworth, NG21 0RT)       
  • 6th July - Cavendish and Intake Woods, Access point along Squires Lane and Clipstone Drive off B6030, NG21 9BS
  • 13th July - Boundary (Burmah Rd, Blidworth, NG21 0RT)
  • 20th July - Cavendish and Intake Woods, Access point along Squires Lane and Clipstone Drive off B6030, NG21 9BS
  • 27th July - Silverhill (Silverhill Lane, Teversal, NG17 3JJ)
  • 3rd August - Shirebrook (Longster Lane, Sookholme, NG19 8LP
  • 10th August - Cavendish and Intake Woods, Access point along Squires Lane and Clipstone Drive off B6030, NG21 9BS
  • 17th August - Oxclose (Mansfield Woodhouse Train Station, NG19 7FE)
  • 24th August - Somewhere with Byron - maybe Thieves wood, maybe Blidworth TBC
  • 31st August - Cavendish and Intake Woods, Access point along Squires Lane and Clipstone Drive off B6030, NG21 9BS
  • 7th September - Shirebrook (Longster Lane, Sookholme, NG19 8LP)
  • 14th September - Oxclose (Mansfield Woodhouse Train Station, NG19 7FE)
  • 21st September - Silverhill (Silverhill Lane, Teversal, NG17 3JJ)
  • 28th September - Shirebrook (Longster Lane, Sookholme, NG19 8LP)

Weekend Workout

The Ranger team meet every third Sunday of the month and get involved in a range of tasks across sites; from coppicing, brash burning, crown lifting, fence repairs and wetland management. 10am -2pm with a cuppa or two thrown in too! 

  • 18th June - Shirebrook (Longster Lane, Sookholme, NG19 8LP)
  • 16th July - Silverhill (Silverhill Lane, Teversal, NG17 3JJ)

  • 17th September - Oxclose (Mansfield Woodhouse Train Station, NG19 7FE)

  • 15th October - Shirebrook (Longster Lane, Sookholme, NG19 8LP)

If you are interested in coming please contact Hollie, fill in an expression of interest form and email Hollie or phone 07392280620 before attending. 

No experience necessary.  Please wear sturdy footwear & clothing appropriate to the time of year. 

DON'T FORGET TO GIVE US A RING BEFORE YOU COME OUT AND JOIN US, SO WE CAN ENSURE WE BRING ALONG ENOUGH TOOLS. 

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Last updated: 21st June 2017
VOLUNTEER RANGER CUTTING YOUNG PINE TO MAINTAIN A HEATHLAND STRIP AT ROADSIDE IN MOORS VALLEY COUNTRY PARK

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