Monthly Archives: November 2011

Brackenbed

This week Blackbark were in north Halifax at Brackenbed, also known as the old Shroggs Tip site. We coppiced two falls which will, in a few years, be the best hazel coppice in Halifax. And probably the only. For the … Continue reading

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Passing on the walling skills…

With a big fanfare we’d like to introduce Jacques Crowther, who asked to do a winter of dry stone walling with Hywel. He wants to earn a living by the trade and had done a few months of walling previously. … Continue reading

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STOP PRESS: Blackbark in woodland action shocker

That’s right! After 18 months of crazy ideas, drunken plotting, tired meetings and interminable wranglings with the bank, Blackbark have finally got off their arses and made it into the woods. Woop! We’ll be doing a fair amount of work … Continue reading

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