Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Highbury Park

Another annual coup almost complete for the year at Highbury, replanting and the introduction of woodland flora required to add finishing touches for 2015.

Although not a NIA project (see below) The management of woodland at Highbury, Holders and elsewhere conforms to best practice and the strategies deployed by DEFRA
NIA screenshot from Birmingham and Black Country Wildlife Trust website

Expanding the woodland at Highbury Park

Using timbers from the nearby coppice, a line of brash is laid outside the existing wooded area to demarcate the intended woodland expansion. Hazel will be introduced initially and scrub should then develop as grass cutting here ceases.
Coppice stool - almost ground level finish to aid regrowth from the roots

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