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Fascinating!

Blackbark are currently out making and installing fascines – 6ft long bundles of brash which are staked along the contour of eroding hillsides to stabilise the soil and encourage revegetation. Fascines are also often staked along riverbanks to prevent erosion. … Continue reading

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Hedge stakes and bean poles from local woods

We’ve started harvesting stakes and poles from two sites we’re managing in Todmorden, Calderdale. Claire is planning to run chair making workshops with children, Keith has got some hedge laying work lined up and we’re hoping that Yorkshire gardeners will … Continue reading

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Hmmm… fascinating…

We are involved in a really interesting project at the moment: The Source. It’s one of those nice projects where lots of people who are concerned about one thing get together and work out how to make it better. The … Continue reading

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