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October 2020

Hedges & Woodland – ‘Steepers’ session

11 October @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until 20 December, 2020

Penstave Copse South Brent, Devon + Google Map

The 'Steeper’s are a lively group of SSB volunteers who are in their ninth year of hedge laying and collecting wood for fuel. The group will be coppicing 25 year old trees, at Penstave Copse, to let more daylight get to the woodland floor. This will encourage natural regeneration of trees, and wildflowers, with benefits for insects, small mammals, and birds. The ‘new planting’ at the top of Penstave should become more like natural woodland, over time. To do this…

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