A new venue for us  working for Eastleigh Borough Council at Itchen Valley Country Park (home from home for Ben and Kevin).  Kevin will lead the task of coppicing and stacking the cut material. All chainsaws and hard hats on duty please. Remember to bring the hand tools you collected last week. Wellies advised. Important: […]

More clearing the under-storey and thinning the trees in a remote corner of the Itchen Valley Country Park, like we did this time last year. Kevin to lead the task. Two visits. All chainsaws and hard hats required on site and allow for the ground being wet. Please read the venue page for parking notes.

More clearing the under-storey and thinning the trees in a remote corner of the Itchen Valley Country Park, like we did this time last year. Kevin to lead the task. Two visits. All chainsaws and hard hats required on site and allow for the ground being wet. Please read the venue page for parking notes.

Install about 120m of stock fence, posts and strainers. Kevin doing the Eastleigh risk analysis  paperwork and will lead. The line has been cleared by local staff. The field is adjacent to the river and is prone to being soft but the recent dry weather has firmed it up nicely. No need for wellies. All […]

Installing about 110m of new stock fence for Itchen Valley Country Park. Task leader Kevin. Fence line along the Navigation tow-path has been cleared by local rangers. Dennis and our tool trailer will both be absent. We will collect the needed tools last week. There is a 15 minute walk from the carpark to the […]

A summer job for Itchen Valley Country Park. Lead by Kevin. The task site in the water meadows has been deemed too wet to work on, so we will be starting cutting the next coup in the woodland nature reserve at the same location as last Novembers task, hopefully with out the rain this time. […]

A summer job for Itchen Valley Country Park. Lead by Kevin. The task site in the water meadows has been deemed too wet to work on, so we will be starting cutting the next coup in the woodland nature reserve at the same location as last Novembers task, hopefully with out the rain this time. […]