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Status of our Woodland Management Plan

CCDT has received funding to commission the development of a Woodland Management Plan that will lay out a long term 25-year vision for the woodland. We will also create a […]

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Woodland Forum Sessions

11am – 4pm Wednesday 21st July and Saturday 24th July This is a pop-up information session where we’ll have some Trustees of CCDT with our Gillies Hill Community Woodland working […]

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John Muir Award

Cambusbarron Community Development Trust is offering young people and families the chance to deepen their connection with nature and explore their local environment by taking part in an individual or […]

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Tree Safety Precautions

In the coming weeks we will be performing some essential tree safety work by felling some dead standing trees.  The trees to be felled are situated on either side of […]

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National Volunteers Week

This week 1st – 7th June is national Volunteer’s Week, and we are keen to acknowledge the contributions of the wide range of volunteers we have working with us. We […]

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Restarting Volunteer Days

Dear Woodlanders, Spring has sprung and after a long period of restrictions it is now reckoned that we can restart volunteering sessions here at Gillies Hill Community Woodland. I am […]

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Signs of Germination

As the temperatures gradually rise and the ground warms we are starting to see signs of germination in the trial regeneration areas. Gillieshill has a well established understorey of the […]

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Spring Survey

Gillies Hill Community Woodland Projects – could you help us to understand the needs of the community by completing our Spring Survey? There are questions about three project areas:– establishing a […]

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Paths to Avoid

Due to recent high winds and forecasted high winds on Thursday this week we are advising to avoid certain paths until we are able to carry out tree safety inspections […]

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Access Path for Quarry

On the 19th March 2021 the Scottish Reporter overturned the decision of Stirling council to refuse planning permission for an access track to the proposed site of new quarrying on […]