The sun shone down on the Friends when they gathered in the woods on December 12th for another volunteering day. About two-dozen volunteers, including young children and grandparents, spent the day building deadwood fencing, picking litter, cutting back Hazel and Hornbeam trees to encourage new growth, and planting over 100 new tree saplings. The trees . . . → Read More: Winter Woodworking
On Saturday 23rd October a large group of volunteers met in Cherry Tree Wood to work on a number of conservation and biodiversity projects. The event was organised by the Friends of Cherry Tree Wood and CSV-GO London, and was one of a number of Make a Difference Day events taking place across the Capital, . . . → Read More: Make a Difference Day 2010: Orchard Planting in Cherry Tree Wood
Children bounce towards the finish line on their space hoppers
We hosted a family sports day on September 19th, attracting fifty children and their parents. A crowd of spectators gathered to watch the fun.
Divided into teams, kids of all ages took part in the activities, including egg & spoon, sack and space hopper . . . → Read More: Fun on Family Sports Day with hoop races, curly wurlies and tug of war
On Saturday 22nd May 2010, a joint workday was held at Cherry Tree Wood involving Friends of CTW, Barnet Green Spaces staff and volunteers from CSV – GO London. GO London is part of Community Service Volunteers, a nationwide charity that supports many different types of volunteering. GO London organises weekend volunteering events across . . . → Read More: Volunteers construct a new beetle loggery
We have organised a workday involving CSV – GO London on May 22nd 2010 to clear the protected area adjacent to the play-park of brambles and to construct a second Stag Beetle loggery. Our Barnet Green Spaces Officer has found a large number of stag beetle larvae at another Barnet site and is happy to . . . → Read More: Workday 22 May 2010: Construction of a second stag beetle loggery