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Park Keeper’s Hut to be used as meeting place for workdays

Friends of Cherry Tree Wood has been granted permission to use the park-keeper’s hut next to the tennis courts. Barnet Council is going to locate a number of tools there and a wheelbarrow and it will make an ideal meeting place for workdays. We will also have a key to the notice board so that . . . → Read More: Park Keeper’s Hut to be used as meeting place for workdays

Workday 22 May 2010: Construction of a second stag 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

Clearing of bramble from the copse south of the playing field

The bramble has been cleared from this small grouping of trees, a further 15 rooted saplings planted, and cuttings (Hazel, Goat Willow, Hawthorn, Rowan) placed around it to increase its size. Some ground flora (Forget-me-nots, Red Campion, Herb Robert, Ox-eye Daisies, Musk Mallow, Creeping Buttercups) have also . . . → Read More: Clearing of bramble from the copse south of the playing field

Hazel fencing to protect bluebells

This fence was constructed last year, with the help of BTCV, and was designed to protect the bluebell area. Unfortunately, virtually all the hazel weavers had been removed, leaving this area open. The fence was reinstated in early March but within 24 hours, all the weavers had been removed again! Fortunately, they had all . . . → Read More: Hazel fencing to protect bluebells

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