Funding boost for Oakfield Glen
The Woodland Trust in Northern Ireland are delighted to have been successful in securing funding from ALPHA to support upgrades to our beautiful Oakfield Glen & Bashfordsland Wood in Carrickfergus.
The funding support was announced in June with work set to commence in autumn 2019 which will include:
- Work to the 3 existing ponds which will include digging out and reshaping
- Upgrades to 4 of the entrances within both Bashfordsland Wood & Oakfield Glen
- Path improvements within Bashfordsland Wood
- Tree thinning work along some of the pathway
- Newly designed and installed orientation panels and ladder boards
- Provision of tools and a storage container (equipped with an anti-vandal lock mechanism) for use by the Woodland Working Group.