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Meeting Ross on Wye

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Postby tracy » Mon Oct 04, 2010 6:14 pm

Ok, no idea how central Ross on Wye is - but Paul and Andrea are offering a walk in their woodland on the 21 st Nov.

Speaker to be confirmed. Keep the date free if you wish to come along!


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Postby MartreCycle » Tue Oct 05, 2010 10:52 am

Ross and Wye - is very well located - and very accessible via main road, motorways and dual carriage way from all points of the compass.


Main road from of Ledbury/ Malvern, - in the north east


20 miles - West of Gloucester - On the A40


Wales - 10 miles of dual carriage from Monmouth -


South of Hereford on the A49


North of the Forest of Dean


and end of the M50 via the M5 - the Midlands/Worcester


all in all - I think Ross is probably about one of the best places to have a get together.


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Postby davetb » Tue Oct 05, 2010 11:28 am

Hi,

I live in Cardiff, and my woodland is in Herefordshire ( about 15mins ) from Ross on Wye, so I'd love to come. Would love to meet as many like minded people as possible. Cheers, Dave Howells


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Postby tracy » Tue Oct 05, 2010 1:33 pm

Great, well keep this date free and we shall send out more details soon


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Postby Toby Allen » Tue Oct 05, 2010 8:30 pm

If I can make it I'll be there, it's not far from Bromyard.


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Postby tracy » Wed Oct 06, 2010 8:58 am

Here is what Paul and Andrea have:


15 acres of broadleaf woodland 10 mins. drive from Ross on Wye. It was mostly felled in 1984, but large trees were left all around the perimeter, beech ,ash ,birch, yew. The centre was planted with chestnut ash , birch , and beech. I want to manage the woodland primarily for firewood production, so I'll be felling and re -planting, mostly ash and hazel. Although I manage amenity woodland for a living, I would like to have a woodland walk, to get new ideas and new angles on things etc., and maybe others would find it interesting too


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Postby Nigel L » Sun Oct 10, 2010 5:44 pm

I will be attending too, looking forward to meeting more of you.


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Postby tracy » Sun Oct 31, 2010 9:03 am

Please email me if you would like to come along


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Postby tracy » Thu Nov 11, 2010 8:22 pm

We have a speaker for this event now!

He is Chris Johnson, secretary of the Hereforshire Royal Forestry society, with years of experience and a wide range of knowledge.


Hope lots of you can come along!


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Postby davetb » Tue Nov 23, 2010 4:40 pm

Hi,

Can I thank Paul and Andrea for hosting the meeting in their woodland. I would also like to thank Chris Johnson from the RFS for his enthusiastic input and answering hundreds of questions. I thouroughly enjoyed the day, and went away with lots of ideas about managing my woodland. Hopefully we'll all do it again soon. Many Thanks, Dave Howells


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