Practical Ecosystem Restoration
Helping Nature to get back on her feet after years of monoculture and wildfires.
Come and spend the day in the forest getting your hands dirty and giving back to the Earth. We have thousands of acorns, chestnuts and trees to plant and dead trees to make into wildlife habitat.
There is much to do to help this burnt landscape restore itself. The most pressing thing is to collect and sow acorns and chestnuts into the ground ready for the autumn and winter rains to germinate them. Trees that grow from seed in place are much stronger and more resilient than planted trees. These young trees will also nurse any trees we will plant in the future. There is also some work moving the fallen pines and making log dams.
During the workday you will:
- get your hands dirty doing essential restoration work for the forest
- learn some useful practical regeneration skills
- gain knowledge about how ecosystems regenerate
- put your time and energy in service of the earth
- experience a guided meditation before we start work
- enjoy being outdoors in Nature
You need not having any practical experience but you must be reasonably fit and able to work and carry things on our steep slopes.
You will need to bring:
Warm work clothes
Waterproof jacket and trousers
The dates for Autumn 2019 weekdays are:
Sunday 10th November
Sunday 17th November
Sunday 1st December
Sunday 8th December
The workdays run from 10am to 5pm. Please arrive at 9.30am to start at 10. Please bring something vegetarian to share for lunch. Well supervised children are welcome.
If you have any questions or to book your place please contact me Laura on firstname.lastname@example.org