Browsing Archive: July, 2015

Poles Coppice

Posted by Nick Burton on Saturday, July 25, 2015, In : Shows and demonstrations 
We had a really successful Introduction to Horse Logging course on 15 August; great participants and great weather.

Continue reading ...

Cefn Rofft

Posted by Nick Burton on Saturday, July 25, 2015, In : Other horse-drawn work 
Cefn Rofft is an ancient smallholding near Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr in Denbighshire.  It is designated as a SSSI because of the unimproved grasslands but it is gradually being invaded by bracken from the surrounding woodlands.  I was contacted by Natural Resources Wales to undertake bracken bashing for the owner.  The main concern was to control the bracken in order to preserve the rare greater butterfly orchid which have increased greatly in number since the SSSI was first designated.

Continue reading ...

Earl's Hill

Posted by Nick Burton on Thursday, July 16, 2015, In : Timber extraction 
I received some nice pictures taken of me and Elza working tab Earl's Hill earlier in the year.  Here's one of them.

Continue reading ...