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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. 

Boughton Brake Practical Sessions

Sessions are held every second Wednesday morning between 10am and 12 noon in Boughton Brake.  There are all kind of jobs to get stuck into from pulling bracken and high pruning to pond clearance and fence repairs.

If you are interested in coming contact Stephen on 07769878185 or email 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  

 

  • 3rd May - Boundary (Burmah Rd, Blidworth, NG21 0RT) 
  • 10th May - Sherwood Pines (meet at FC offices NG21 9JL)        
  • 17th May - Shirebrook (Longster Lane, Sookholme, NG19 8LP)
  • 24th May - Silverhill (Silverhill Lane, Teversal, NG17 3JJ)
  • 31st May - Oxclose (Mansfield Woodhouse Train Station, NG19 7FE)
  • 7th June - Boundary (Burmah Rd, Blidworth, NG21 0RT)        
  • 14th June - Oxclose (Mansfield Woodhouse Train Station, NG19 7FE)
  • 21st June - Shirebrook (Longster Lane, Sookholme, NG19 8LP)
  • 28th June - Silverhill (Silverhill Lane, Teversal, NG17 3JJ)

     

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!

  • 20th May - Silverhill (Silverhill Lane, Teversal, NG17 3JJ)

  • 17th June - 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: 3rd May 2018
VOLUNTEER RANGER CUTTING YOUNG PINE TO MAINTAIN A HEATHLAND STRIP AT ROADSIDE IN MOORS VALLEY COUNTRY PARK

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