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Preparations for woodland track

Preparations for woodland track

Having been awarded Forestry Commission approval for the Woodland Management Plan we’re now beginning to put the drawings into practice. The Agents who had developed and submitted  the Management Plan to the Forestry Commission visited the wood to implement...
First trees felled in the wood

First trees felled in the wood

Having embarked in June on work for submission of the Management Plan to the Forestry Commission, finally the approval arrived and we could start preliminary work clearing a few trees ready for the wood processing area to be established. Steve and Aldous, from Keyston...
Accessing the wood

Accessing the wood

When we purchased the wood we also purchased a strip of land alongside a field, to be able to establish an access between the wood and the Highway. Permitted Development rights had to be applied for and agreed by the Local Authority, which took about 6 weeks prior to...
Brush-cutting the rides

Brush-cutting the rides

By mid-June the rides through the wood were head high with plant growth making it increasingly challenging to get about. Even the dog found leaping over the ever-growing herbage too much to endure for over 5 minutes or so. Of course, contemplating mowing paths in a...

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