Fingle Woods and Granite & Gears

Yesterday afternoon I was in Fingle Woods with Dave Rickwood of the Woodland Trust and Emma Dalton of Devon County Council. We were  discussing the finer details of our recent award of £128k to improve the riverside path along the River Teign at Fingle so that it can be used as a family friendly cycle trail as well as a walking path.

The £128k grant has come from Devon County Council’s  and the DNPA’s Granite and Gears project which is centrally funded by the Department of Transport. Thank you all very much indeed!

G&G4In advance of the track improvements we have been carrying out various woodland management operations – thinning the conifers

G&G6 The National Trust Ranger have also been working in other parts of the wood thinning conifers too

G&G5You can count up how old this conifer was!

G&G2Dave and Emma in a muddy Cod Wood

G&G3 The daffodils are springing into life

G&G1The Dog’s Mercury is already flowering

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