Robo day at Hartland

Hammering gorse and scrub with the Roboanimal to bring back the wildflowers on behalf of the Westcountry Buzz Project to restore habitats for now rare Bumble Bees species. Nice lines coming in too ๐Ÿ˜ Its love ๐Ÿคฃ Continue reading


We did a long Sycamore hedge repollard today in Lynton taking only the battery kit to site charged on our renewable electricity tariff. We still had a diesel guzzling truck and chipper going but hey....first steps. You hear some criticism about rare earth metal mining etc but I still think they are far greener over… Continue reading

Jenga meets Kerplunk in an Exmoor Forest.

Tricky 3 days sorting out windblown conifers with Steady Joe Haines and his great forestry equipment. After the removal of acres of diseased Larch the remaining Hemlock and Lawsons Cypress were left newly exposed to wind forces, hence the mess. Flopped, snapped, sprung, hung up, rootheaved, you name it! And a great day spraying invasive… Continue reading

Ash dieback

Heres a classic example of this devastating and now completely widespread disease. If the tree is in a hazardous location then this is the point in time to remove it. If it declines any more and cannot be felled, then it will be unsafe to climb and will need to be dismantled from a cherrypicker… Continue reading