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Gathering winter fuel

by Rod Kebble The Pierrepont conservation group working party on 10th December was a tidying up exercise, picking up timber from various points in Tankersford Wood and Tankersford Copse. Some of it was recently-cut chestnut and birch, some of it rhododendron from earlier years. Altogether we managed to fill two trailer-loads, which were emptied at […]

Counting fungi and trees

by Brian Lavers October’s task for the Monitoring Group volunteers involved a survey of Henry’s Wood at Green Farm with a view to establishing its current make up and to come up with suggestions for some possible conservation interventions. A fungi survey formed an ancillary task. Henry’s Wood lies off Old Barn Lane, the road […]