Forest Craft and Conservation Day

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Saturday 29th March 2014
On the Last Saturday of Every Month
10:00am-4pmMeeting at Grimeshaw Woods, Essendyke, Bretton Peterborough, PE3 8JD

Conservation – Coppicing and Hedge Laying
Craft – Green Woodcarving and Willow Weaving
Kids Club – Forest School Activities for the Whole Family
Camp Kitchen – Seasonal Food Cooked on an Open Fire

The wider community are working together to rekindle the traditional woodland management and crafts in a mosaic of woodlands across the Soke of Peterborough.

The woodlands were historically the most easterly point of Royal Rockingham Forest. They include ancient woodland SSSI National Nature Reserves, woodland ecosystems that may have been in existence since the retreat of the last ice age 10,000 years ago.

The Project is Heritage Lottery Funded and supported by
The Forestry Commission, Natural England and
Peterborough City Council.

Activities Include:
•Woodland Management
•Wildlife Surveying
•Traditional Green Woodcraft & Willow Weaving
•Woodland Archaeology & Historical Research
•Bush Craft

We work in partnership with forestry, ecology and woodcraft professionals who provide the knowledge and skills to engage the wider community with the natural and cultural heritage associated with the ancient woodlands.

If you would like any further information please contact: Peterborough Environment City Trust T 01733 882 540

www.greeniversity.org.uk


Countdown:

Past Event

Forest Craft and Conservation Day

Sat 29 March 2014

10:00AM

Ends: Sat 29 March 4:00PM

Bretton Woods, Essendyke

PE3 8JD

FREE

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