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

Finishing Off For Now

Thursday 22nd & Friday 23rd November 2018

We returned to the UEA Fen to finish burning the willow scrub we coppiced previously. We were burning on sheets of tin to protect the environment which constrained the size of fire we could build and therefore the amount of material we could burn each day. Continue reading Finishing Off For Now