Thinning work at Weston Woods
MORE thinning work is starting this month in Weston s 180-year-old wood.
MORE thinning work is starting this month in Weston's 180-year-old wood.
The work is part of on-going efforts to safeguard the woods future.
In 1998 the Forestry Commission described how the 300 acres of woodland was in serious danger of going into decline.
As a result, a management plan designed to halt this decline was drawn up by North Somerset Council.
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Nine years later Weston Woods is now a nature reserve and has been awarded the Forestry Stewardship Council's certificate.
In order to continue the reversal of the decline, further thinning work will be done during the winter months on the north side of the woods alongside the Toll Road.
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A path designed for disabled access and families with pushchairs, which starts by the entrance at Worlebury Hill Road, has recently been built and plans are being drawn up to extend this path further.