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Penstave Copse

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South Brent, Devon

Penstave Copse is located one mile north of South Brent, beyond Aish beside the road heading towards Shipley Bridge. The site is owned by the Woodland Trust.

November 2017

Penstave Copse – coppicing

12 November, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm GMT
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You are very welcome to join in our group work days or pop by to see what we're up to. No previous experience needed. We provide guidance, tools and equipment. Sessions run from 10 a.m. until about 3 p.m. Penstave Copse is located one mile north of South Brent, beyond Aish beside the road heading towards Shipley Bridge. The site is owned by the Woodland Trust. Lifts to the site are available by arrangement from the Station Yard carpark at…

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December 2017

Penstave Copse – coppicing

24 December, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm GMT
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You are very welcome to join in our group work days or pop by to see what we're up to. No previous experience needed. We provide guidance, tools and equipment. Sessions run from 10 a.m. until about 3 p.m. Penstave Copse is located one mile north of South Brent, beyond Aish beside the road heading towards Shipley Bridge. The site is owned by the Woodland Trust. Lifts to the site are available by arrangement from the Station Yard carpark at…

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October 2018

South Brent Steepers – hedging and coppicing – Rowan stewarding

14 October, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
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November 2018

South Brent Steepers – hedging and coppicing – Robin stewarding

11 November, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm GMT
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South Brent Steepers – hedging and coppicing – Harry stewarding

25 November, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm GMT
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December 2018

South Brent Steepers – hedging and coppicing – Tony stewarding

9 December, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm GMT
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South Brent Steepers – hedging and coppicing – Hayden stewarding

23 December, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm GMT
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August 2019

South Brent Steepers/Woodfuel from Hedges Group: Moving timber from Penstave Copse

31 August, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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Harry will contact those in the group about transport arrangements. FFI contact harry.jennings04@gmail.com

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September 2019

South Brent Steepers/Woodfuel from Hedges Group: Coppicing

8 September, 2019 @ 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 15 December, 2019

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National Coppice week is 12-20 October FFI contact rowanwylie@hotmail.com

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October 2020

Hedges & Woodland – ‘Steepers’ session

11 October, 2020 @ 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

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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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July 2021

Dartmoor Invasive Species Project – Volunteers needed

14 July @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
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Wednesday 14 July 2021: Dartmoor Invasive Species Project: Volunteers needed. Dartmoor Ranger Ella Briens and ecologist Mervyn Newman are looking for help! Following the survey conducted by Mervyn for Dartmoor National Park to help plan for the control of invasive alien species, they will be will be working in Penstave Copse, pulling Himalayan Balsam and de-seeding ‘American Skunk-Cabbage’. They will be on site from 10am and working on until about 3pm. If you can, please spare the time to join…

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October 2021

The Steepers – Coppicing in Penstave Copse

3 October @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
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Sustainable South Brent’s Hedges and Woodland Group - The ‘Steepers’ We undertake conservation projects like hedge laying and woodland coppicing, as well as harvesting wood fuel, in and around South Brent. We enjoy the traditional skills and satisfaction of working outdoors together, while doing our bit to maintain diverse and healthy wildlife habitats. Our practical site work takes place fortnightly during the cutting season in autumn and winter to avoid disturbance to wildlife, while in the summer we have a…

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The Steepers – Hedgelaying & Coppicing in Penstave Copse

17 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 28 November, 2021

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Sustainable South Brent’s Hedges and Woodland Group - The ‘Steepers’ We undertake conservation projects like hedge laying and woodland coppicing, as well as harvesting wood fuel, in and around South Brent. We enjoy the traditional skills and satisfaction of working outdoors together, while doing our bit to maintain diverse and healthy wildlife habitats. Our practical site work takes place fortnightly during the cutting season in autumn and winter to avoid disturbance to wildlife, while in the summer we have a…

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