Last Saturday saw us clearing encroaching willow on environmental stewardship land nr Devizes. Job well done.
We replaced 250m for a local client this week erected by Tristan Lenny Warden Gordon Bottomley with help from Tad and Kieran.
And then back to our 19k meters job within the Savernake Forest.
New cattle handling unit constructed for the project to reintroduce cattle to Savernake Forest. The handling unit is part of the same fence project as posted before and we are just about to start another pen consisting of 10,000m of fencing!
As reported in last week’s CLA newsletter, a new campaign has been launched in Devon to encourage landowners with ash trees on their property to inspect them for Ash dieback.
Here we ran 800m water pipes 750mm below ground without actually having to dig up the ground. The spinning water pipe feeds into the ground from a leg on the machine and the tractor dictates its direction. All clever stuff.
This is for the same project on Manton Downs as our previous post…
This is an ongoing project running over several months.
Here we show Dave’s video featuring some 3,500m approx of post and stud rail we erected to make the side fence to the racecourse gallops. This took us about 10 days to complete.
We then needed to add a number of 5-bar timber gates and some additional fencing to ensure the horses can be safely secured. You’ll see a couple of the gates we painted white which was in keeping with them being at the side of the gallops.
“Landscapers, nurseries, landowners and woodland managers are being urged to take action after the Plant Health Service intercepted a number of cases of Oak Processionary Moth caterpillars (OPM) on trees imported from the Netherlands”.
For those of you who can remember our pond refurbishment post in December 2018 when we showed you our work to drain and clear this pond, you might like to see what it looks like six months on…. And if you’ve forgotten, then check out the original pictures here.