Finished thinning the tree belt

For the second year running our final workdays of the year have been at Jubilee Park in Rackheath. Over four days we thinned out around 170 metres of woodland along the western and southern boundaries and chipped all the arisings. The chippings were used on the footpaths that run through the tree belt. Continue reading Finished thinning the tree belt

Tree Belt Thinning

Our final four work days of the year have been spent at Jubilee Park, Rackheath, to thin-out a section of woodland and install a kissing gate on behalf of Broadland District Council.  The tree belt was planted in the late 1990s to surround a park created as part of a housing development that also saw the build of a new school. In common with similar tree belts the area was over-planted with many young trees that have since grown and compete with each other for light. Continue reading Tree Belt Thinning

Rackheath – Inner Tree Belt Coppicing

Friday 18th November 2016

This week ‘NFP’ has been at a site in Rackheath, – the inner tree belt – for three days, coppicing a wooded area that has been growing for about fifteen years. The wood is on a site that also contains a children’s play area, park grassland and footpath which connects different parts of Rackheath. Continue reading Rackheath – Inner Tree Belt Coppicing