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Cefn Onn Woodland Management Goes Ahead Despite Chilly And Snowy Conditions

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Video Report of Friends of Parc Cefn Onn‘s Woodland Management. Sunday 28th November 2010.

After the heavy snow over the weekend, the ground across Cefn Onn was a blanket of snow and ice. The scheduled woodland management went ahead as planned, however. Around 15 volunteers were present to help with the coppicing of an area of hazel to encourage new growth in the park. The woodland management coincided with National Tree Week.

The working party was organised by the Friends of Parc Cefn Onn and led by Alec Stuart, a Community Ranger who works for Cardiff Council. After some safety information about the equipment everyone mucked in and within a couple of hours the area had been entirely cleared.

The next scheduled working party will be bulb planting and will take place on the Sunday the 19th of December.

For more information on the Friends visit their website.

Posted by Andrew Collins

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Coed-Y-Felin Working Party on 21st November.

The Friends Of Coed-Y-Felin are hosting a Working Party on Sunday the 21st of November at 2pm. They are meeting at the Heol Cefn Onn Entrance which can be found on the East side of the woods (see interactive map below). The society advise “All are welcome to join in as there is work for every ability, family involvement is especially welcome. A qualified Park Ranger supervises all working parties and all equipment is provided. Suitable outdoor clothing should be worn.” Read the rest of this entry »

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