Feb 04 2019

Smthills Update 24th January 2019

Hello all


Another busy week here on the Estate!


Welcome to our new volunteers…


Denis Eaton (Woodland Working Group / Wildlife Monitor)

Sandra Eaton (Woodland Working Group / Wildlife Monitor)

Charlotte Winstanley (Woodland Working Group)

Adam Atkins (Woodland Working Group / Wildlife Monitor)

Sue Harding (Woodland Working Group)

Clare Mottershaw (Woodland Working Group)


Task Day

Last Sunday’s Task Day went brilliantly, as we would expect with Lawrence and Rob at the helm… the group planted an amazing 600 trees in the compartment near Sheep Cote Farm:


Smithills Supporters’ Group meeting – 5 Feb


Winter Trees Guided Walk

Still places left on the first public event this year – the Winter Trees Guided Walk… book a free place here: https://woodlandtrusttickets.cloudvenue.co.uk/treeidsmithills

Tree planting weeks – 4th to 15th March


It’s tree planting season again! Between 4th and 15th March we will be welcoming schools, community groups, and corporate volunteers to Smithills to help us get to our target of 28,000 trees this season. Any volunteers who want to help across this time, please let me know – this will involve helping us set up, assisting the groups, and helping us clear up at the end of the session.


Vicky Entwistle, Engaging Communities Officer

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