Into the Wild! Re-wilding in the Country Park

Into the Wild! Re-wilding in the Country Park

Saturday 25 January 2020

Times: 11.00am

Prices: Free of charge

Venue: West Stow

Booking information


Saturday 25 January 2020, 11.00am


This event is promoted by West Suffolk - Parks

Event details

A chance to volunteer and support the 1st phase of a re-wilding scheme aimed at recreating ancient woodland in the park for visitors and wildlife for years to come!

As part of the sites 1,600 years anniversary since the Anglo-Saxons settled here, West Stow Country Park is planting indigenous trees that would have been present in earlier times.

This new project will not only encourage an understanding of how our ancestors used and revered the woodlands but also provide vital new habitats for wildlife and enhance ecosystems in the park today and for the future.

The planting workshop will be in an area adjacent to the Anglo-Saxon settlement and will provide an opportunity for volunteers to establish this new piece of woodland.

- Please wear appropriate clothing for outdoor activities - gloves and waterproofs advised.
- Involves mild physical activities - digging and planting small trees.
- There will be a break between 12.15pm and 1pm.
- Suitable for ages 10+ - all children must be accompanied by an adult.
- Please bring a spade if you have one.
- Hot drink provided!

Attendees will have access to the village and museum included in the day (last entry to museum is 3.30pm).

This event is free to attend but tickets must still be booked in advance.

Times: 11am-2pm
Tickets: Free of charge
Booking: Essential - use the 'Book now' button or call 01284 758000
Venue: West Stow Country Park

This event is promoted by West Suffolk Parks.

Please wear suitable outdoor clothing

Ages 10+

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