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A Planting To Remember

After the tragic circumstances that unfortunately lead to the death of Sir Richard Sutton in April, his family and staff of Sir Richard Sutton Ltd (SRSL) decided to plant a memorial woodland in his name. After managing the woodlands on Sir Richard’s estate in Berkshire for some years, David Hunt, company Director at Wessex Woodland...
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Connecting To Nature.. Growing Community

Education is the key to a better understanding of the natural environment and what role trees play in the wider landscape. As a result Wessex Woodland has donated towards the Andover Trees United charity to help with the construction of their ‘Off-grid Eco-Friendly Woodland Classroom’ Andover Trees United in a volunteer-led group, working in partnership...
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New MD for Wessex Woodland Management Ltd

 ‘Who Moved My Cheese?’   After 32 years in the Forestry industry I am delighted to be joining Wessex Woodland Management as their new MD. I consider Wessex to be one of the best in the business, with an enviable reputation for excellence and of course a team of highly respected, experienced and personable Foresters....
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Exciting opportunity to join our team!

Forest Works Supervisor Wessex Woodland, is a leading forestry management and timber harvesting company and has an exciting opportunity to join our Team. The successful candidate will be expected to assist the Forest Manager with all operations and supervise contracts. Ideally, we are looking for the following skills and experience: Person Specification. Essential Current driving...
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TRAINING COURSES STILL RUNNING

  Despite Covid-19, Foresters are still at work ensuring the safe supply of home-grown timber for the energy sector and building industry. And that means there is still a real need for woodland skills and safety training courses.   In compliance with Government and Industry guidelines, we are able to offer the following five courses...
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85% of Ash Trees in the UK may Die!

In 2012, a fungal pathogen was formally identified in the British countryside (Hymenoscyphus fraxineus or commonly known as Ash Dieback Disease). Thought to have been introduced through the importing of Ash tree saplings from the Netherlands. Having first been discovered in Poland in 1992, the disease has slowly worked its way across Europe, killing millions...
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Timber Harvesting
West Berkshire

Due to the lack of silvicultural interventions, the majority of the conifer crops were ripe for harvesting and in danger of losing commercial value due to oversized timber and the threat of windthrow.
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Woodland Creation
West Oxfordshire

A grant funded Woodland Management Plan highlighted the opportunity for new woodland planting to provide environmental and amenity benefits to the existing woodland portfolio,
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Woodland Improvement Grant South Hampshire

A Woodland Improvement Grant (WD2), provided by Natural England, ensures the estate receives £100 per hectare of woodland for a duration of 5 years.
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