Woodland events for all
ASHFORD borough’s veteran trees project will celebrate its progress by holding an open day at Singleton Environment Centre on Saturday, April 4. The project was set up two years ago with the help of a Heritage Lottery Fund grant and since then 110 volunteers have surveyed and recorded 750 ancient trees that need to be protected for the benefit of the local landscape and the enjoyment of future generations. Admission to the open day, from 10am to 3.30pm, is free and there will be events for all ages, including pond dipping, face painting and a book stall. There will be guided walks through the new Ashford community woodland, a wildfood demonstration and craft workshop, composting tips and advice and a chance to make a wildlife home for your own garden. The day is being organised by Kent BTCV (British Trust for Conservation Volunteers), which manages the Singleton Environment Centre and the Veteran Trees Project for Ashford council.
Full details from Virginia Hodge on 01233 666519 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org