Community Orchard Workday: Orchard Maintenance tasks

Tue May 28 2024 at 10:30 am to 03:00 pm UTC+01:00

Yate Common Orchard | Yate

Forest of Avon Trust
Publisher/HostForest of Avon Trust
Community Orchard Workday: Orchard Maintenance tasks
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Help to carry out essential maintenance tasks around the fruit trees in the Orchard
About this Event

As part of the 'Orchard for Pollinators' Project we are running a programme of Orchard maintenance workshops and volunteer days across Bristol, Bath and South Glou. With the aim of recruiting and training up volunteers to have the skills to care for their local communtiy orchards.

For this session our Project Officer Janine, will deliver training in general maintenance tasks including:

  • Carrying tree guard repairs/maintnance
  • Replacing/adjusting tree ties
  • weeding and mulching

The day will consist of a short training sessions and toolbox talk in the morning and practical work after. All Health and Safety provison will be covered in safety briefing at the start of the session. This work as a heavy practical element repairng and replacing large tree guards.

No skills or expertise required, all training, tools and PPE are provided. Please bring sturdy footwear and clothes you don't mind getting muddy, a packed lunch and plenty of water.

Activities not suitble for under 16's

Hot drinks provided but please bring lunch

Meeting point:

We will meet at the orchard at 10.30 am the what3words for the localtion is ///stormed.plausible.this

Google map link: https://maps.app.goo.gl/gkBMTCfqAt8328Kn6


Parking.

There is no car park at the park but on street parking is avaliable close by on the roundabout off Westerleigh Road

Unfortunately there are no toilet facilities on site

If you have any specific access needs then please get in touch.

If you have any questions prior to the event contact Janine on:

[email protected] or call 07743932643

If you are new to volunteering with us could you please fill in following Volunteer form https://forms.office.com/e/9NsJtiaxZg


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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Yate Common Orchard, The Road to Nowhere, Yate, United Kingdom

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