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Clearing of fallen wood to allow natural generation of flora

Clearing of the fallen wood and debris from the area of woodland North of the kiosk to allow natural generation of ground flora and tree saplings. . . . → Read More: Clearing of fallen wood to allow natural generation of flora

Creation of a shallow wetland area behind the tennis courts

A number of oak saplings were planted in this area but they have been struggling and becoming increasingly smothered in Couch Grass. Grass has been cleared away from the base of approx. 20 of these saplings and mulched put down in an effort to get them re-established. However, this is not ideal Oak tree terrain . . . → Read More: Creation of a shallow wetland area behind the tennis courts

About the Wood

The fragments of ancient woodland in Cherry Tree Wood have probably been in existence since prehistoric times. Records show that Cherry Tree Wood was once part of the Hunting Park of the Bishops of London dating back to the early 12th Century. It was probably a gift from Henry II to the Bishops of London . . . → Read More: About the Wood

Planting of Hazel and Osier saplings and Goat Willow cuttings

As some of the Hazel that was coppiced last year has failed to regenerate, a number of additional rooted Hazel saplings have been introduced in this area and also Osier saplings and Goat Willow cuttings in the wetter areas. A couple of the Hazels have been layered to establish some . . . → Read More: Planting of Hazel and Osier saplings and Goat Willow cuttings

Conservation activities in woodland area south of playing field

We have introduced Foxgloves into this area as well as Violets and Ground Ivy, and have transferred some small clumps of Wood Anemone and Native Bluebell from other locations. We have also constructed a Stag-Beetle Loggery in the north-west corner of this site and are hoping to introduce larvae into it shortly. . . . → Read More: Conservation activities in woodland area south of playing field