Tag Archives: Volunteers

Charcoal Burn 2014

After seeing the above photo you’ll be relieved to hear that Petts Wood is not under chemical weapon attack. That’s our Tuesday team unloading the charcoal kiln last earlier in the week. We tend to do charcoal burns this time … Continue reading

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Oak Thinning Complete

While the main thrust of our work this winter has been the clearance project at Wrotham we have been working through January to complete the oak thinning which forms part of a five year Woodland Grants Scheme. We have written a … Continue reading

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Update

Just a quick update as to what we’ve been up to recently: The Sunday volunteers have continued to attack the holly choking compartment to the South of the Sundial in which we’re thinning oaks in the New Year. The old … Continue reading

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Charcoal Burning

Last week we carried out a charcoal burning demo for local Petts Wood residents. We have been producing charcoal for around a year now, making best possible use of excess hardwood. Most burns we do we try to incorporate a demonstration of … Continue reading

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Archives

At the end of last week Sam and I were going through the old archives searching for some specific information. It’s the first time I’ve been able to have a look through the archives and I came across some interesting … Continue reading

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Oak Thinning

With only a few bits of (quite heavy) timber to remove with our Tuesday volunteers tomorrow the Oak Thinning project, which has been one of the main aspects of our practical work this winter, is as good as done. The … Continue reading

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