More work on pond feed - fit sump
Consider repairs to dam as a backup to new pipe line.
More work needed on chicane leading into Burial Park.
Mark footpath walk with painted arrows.
Plant out hazels, blackthorn & hawthorn from nursery, check state of young trees.
Regular Maintenance :
Gunton Wood pond needs regular attention to keep on top of leaves, duckweed and other plants which will otherwise choke the pond.
Clearing ditches (a difficult job often neglected)
TLC for our young trees. They should be kept weeded, lower branches trimmed and, frequently, their protective tubes and stakes repaired.
Removing Alexanders in the Spring
Coppicing Hazel in Spring
Clean bird boxes in Spring
Hay-making in Autumn
a) Securing funding.
b) Succession planning and volunteer recruitment.
c) Consideration for plant and tree diversification to meet Climate Change issues and encouragement of wildlife.
d) Policy for tree replacements and types as a result of natural wastage and weather impact (i.e. fallen trees).
e) Long term maintenance of wood to ensure it remains in a similar form.
f) Improved volunteer training.
g) Formalizing access to expert advisers when required.
h) Agreed seasonal work program to ensure key elements are achieved within time frame.
I) Updated register of key contacts.
J) Organisational factors relating to social events for volunteers i.e.trips etc.