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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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North Dean woods open day

This coming Saturday, 4th August, North Dean woods will be busy with the sound of people. Calderdale Council are putting on a Woodland Open Day and we will be there making charcoal and doing some green woodworking. There will also … Continue reading

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North Dean Wood

At the moment Blackbark is busy coppicing at our last site of the winter: North Dean Wood at West Vale, near Greetland and Elland. We are working in the triangle of woodland behind Clay House at the south eastern end … Continue reading

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