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Traditional hazel hurdles

Sunday 19 January 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn how to make traditional hazel hurdles

Location: Worhams Farm Wilmington, Devon EX13 7QF United Kingdom
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Traditional hazel hurdle.

Skills of the Hills – CANCELLED

Saturday 7 March 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

A celebration of hedgelaying and hedgerow crafts. Hands-on activities for the whole family, craft demonstrations, hot food and refreshments, live music and a free-to-enter cookery competition.

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Introduction to Countryside Management

Wednesday 21 October 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Short, introductory sessions to practical countryside management and conservation with Forestry England and the Blackdown Hills AONB.

 

Location: Staple Hill
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conifer woodland

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE- An Introduction to Countryside Management

Wednesday 2 December 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Short, introductory sessions to practical countryside management and conservation with Forestry England and the Blackdown Hills AONB.

Location: Castle Neroche, Castle Neroche Buckland St Mary, Somerset TA20 3JZ United Kingdom
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conifer woodland

ONLINE: Understanding Soils for the Culm

Wednesday 14 July 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Dr Richard Smith, a soils specialist for the Environment Agency, talks about soil erosion and what makes a healthy soil

Location: Online
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ONLINE: Killerton River Restoration: Project Update

Wednesday 3 November 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Join staff of the National Trust and West Country Rivers Trust to hear about the latest developments in this exciting floodplain project.
Location: Online
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Killerton floodplain walk and talk

Saturday 3 September 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Take a walk with a National Trust ranger to hear about work to restore the floodplain to support wildlife and help build the River Culm's resilience to flood and drought.

Location: Ellerhayes Bridge, Bridge Lane, Silverton EX5 4PX
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River Culm winding through the landscape

Working with nature along the Culm

Tuesday 11 October 2022 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

For the last two years ‘nature-based solutions’ (NBS) have been going in the ground and river channel along the Culm and its tributaries as part of the Connecting the Culm project. But what are these nature-based solutions? Why do we need them? And where are they? These questions will be answered at this online event (sign up here) by our guest speakers who are: Jo Neville (National Trust) – brief introduction to what NBS are and why we need them, including an…

Location: Online
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Scrapes and leaky dams built as part of the Connecting the Culm project

Tree Planting, Clayhidon

Sunday 12 March 2023 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Tree planting morning at Clayhidon

Location: Blowiscombe Barn, Clayhidon Blowiscombe Barn Clayhidon, Devon EX15 3TL
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Wellington Film Festival presents Six Inches of Soil with post film discussion

Saturday 20 April @ 3:00 pm - 5:10 pm

The film Six Inches of Soil is a British independent full feature documentary shining a spotlight on soil health and regenerative farming. It tells the inspiring story of young British farmers standing up against the industrial food system and transforming the way they produce food – to heal the soil, our health and provide for local communities.

Location: Wellington Arts Centre, Eight Acre Lane Wellington, Somerset TA21 8PS
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Six inches of soil poster showing crops, and a hand in soil
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