Free Woodland sessions at Brook Park in Shirebrook

by | 9 January 2020 | Wildlife, Worksop

Take part in free sessions to learn how and why coppicing, hedge laying and hedge planting is carried out. These are traditional ways of woodland management that provide essential habitats for the wildlife at Brook Park in Shirebrook.
This is an opportunity to learn new skills with like- minded people in the great outdoors. The sessions are all practical. These will take place on Wednesdays 22nd January and 5th February from 10.00am to 2.00pm. Not all sessions need to be attended, but everyone is welcome to each one. Booking is essential — contact Marion Farrell at Groundwork on 07801 122494 or mfarrell@groundwork.org.uk.

Marion said: “It is really important that more people understand that hedgerows and woodlands need to be carefully managed and most importantly in the correct season. The sessions are very hands on will be led by Groundwork staff with years of experience.”

Brook Park was formerly part of Shirebrook Colliery and is owned by The Land Trust. Groundwork and Crestra Ltd carry out all the management of the site.