Training provided by Cotswold Tree Warden Group

Saturday 15/03/14 10:00 - 16:00

Hawton Wood, Little Compton

Training on coppicing followed by use of the materials for hedge laying, plus some tree planting.
Whole day event organised by Mike Hartnell in the north of the area at Hawton Wood, Little Compton, map reference SP264305. Attendees are requested to bring a packed lunch. Mike Hartnell will lead the day's event which will be split into two parts, with the morning devoted to coppicing hazel/hawthorn to give us the materials with which to lay some hedging after lunch. Tea/coffee and some home-made cake will be available.Directions to Hawton Wood - From the A44, Moreton-in-Marsh to Chipping Norton road, take the turning signposted for Little Compton (from Moreton direction first left after the garage, from Chipping Norton take the right turn at the second Little Compton road). Go past the Red Lion pub and straight on until a left turn signed "To the Church". Turn left into Church Lane . At the end turn right. Follow this road until you reach a fork with a bench on a grassed corner. Take the left fork. Hawton Wood is just after a bend where the speed restriction ends. We will be parked on the left hand verge. Telephone number on the day if you have problems is 07855 1512842