Events 2020

Join the ‘Climate Conservation Corps’

 

 

Do Something, help create an example of what we should be doing with woodland, to produce fuel, and materials to replace coal, oil and gas

Learn how to use hand tools:axes, scythes, billhooks etc to produce Hazel Coppice, basketry willow plantation, Hornbeam Pollards and Timber trees. To produce materials which are an alternative to plastic and composite materials which won’t naturally breakdown.

We are all Volunteers

Volunteering on Mansel Green, Bishopston Swansea

Mansel Green is a 2 hectare site in Bishopston village. Activities change with the season and include controlling Bracken and Japanese Knot weed using Austrian Scythes, footpath improvement, coppicing, tree planting, hedgerow restoration.

Work Coming up 
  • Tree Planting on Mansel Green, as part of the plan we are planting Hazel and other indigenous broad leave trees. This also involves some clearance of bramble and bracken to make space for the young trees.
  • Help to build a drying shed for the harvested material from the community willow bed. 

Carbon Negative Food Growing Project

The charity has taken on a field in Murton to demonstrate carbon negative food growing 

https://climateandcommunity.org.uk/carbon-negative-food-growing-system/ 

At present we need volunteers to join us in preparing the land.

Please contact Jules if you are interested in volunteering mob 07964530436

Willow Craft Project Update July 2020

Spread the Word, Spread the Skills!

The willow craft project has now become the Swansea and Gower Willow Craft, a regular monthly group set up to manage the willow bed, use the willow to learn new basketry skills and share ideas. All welcome  Please check out the facebook page, it will tell you when we plan to meet next.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/152366611446

Willow Craft Community project funded by