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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  practical conservation tasks where you really can make a difference.

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 Seb on 07786114633 or fill in an expression of interest form and email Seb  

  • 18th Jan - Silverhill (Silverhill Lane, Teversal, NG17 3JJ)
  • 25th Jan - Silverhill (Silverhill Lane, Teversal, NG17 3JJ)
  • 1st Feb - Sherwood Pines – Meet at Forestry Commission offices; NG21 9JL
  • 8th Feb - Oxclose (Mansfield Woodhouse Train Station, NG19 7FE) – pond management day
  • 15th Feb - Silverhill (Silverhill Lane, Teversal, NG17 3JJ) – Willow cutting and sculpture
  • 22nd Feb - Whitwell Wood (Layby on the A619) - Ride widening with Amy
  • 1st March - Shirebrook (Longster Lane, Sookholme, NG19 8LP) – Hedging session
  • 8th March - Shirebrook (Longster Lane, Sookholme, NG19 8LP) – Hedging session
  • 15th March - Oxclose (Mansfield Woodhouse Train Station, NG19 7FE
  • 22nd March - Silverhill (Silverhill Lane, Teversal, NG17 3JJ)
  • 25th March - ** No session **

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!

  • 21st Jan - Shirebrook (Longster Lane, Sookholme, NG19 8LP)
  • 18th Feb -  Silverhill (Silverhill Lane, Teversal, NG17 3JJ)
  • 18th Mar - Oxclose (Mansfield Woodhouse Train Station, NG19 7FE) 

If you are interested in coming please contact Seb, fill in an expression of interest form and email Seb or phone 07786114633 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: 12th January 2018
VOLUNTEER RANGER CUTTING YOUNG PINE TO MAINTAIN A HEATHLAND STRIP AT ROADSIDE IN MOORS VALLEY COUNTRY PARK

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