Record of my work experience with Exmoor National Park

Monthly archives for October, 2013

Work experience 31-10-2013

Work experience 31-10-2013

Today we set out to clear several drains and also remove some trees from a pathway that were causing obstruction. We loaded up the tools into the Land Rover and then hitched up the trailer to take the smaller of the two diggers. The digger was loaded onto the trailer and we topped up the […]

Work experience 24-10-2013

Work experience 24-10-2013

We set out to hang two new gates which were replacing old gates this morning. We loaded up the posts, furniture and the gates onto the trailer at the yard Once on site, we removed the old gate and set about digging out the old post This involved a significant amount of digging as the […]

Work experience 17-10-2013

Work experience 17-10-2013

This week we had some building work to be carried out on two tickets, as well as some path repairs to be carried out. The first job involved taking the digger to a pathway to repair some rabbit damage to the path. We loaded the digger onto a trailer and attached the trailer to the […]

Work experience 10-10-2013

Work experience 10-10-2013

Today was a superb day weather wise and we had four tickets to cover, we gathered some tools and a couple of strimmers and loaded them in the back of the Land Rover. Our first set of jobs were all in the same area in some forestry, one of the jobs was putting up two […]

Work experience 03-10-2013

Work experience 03-10-2013

Today I was out with Tony with several tickets to look at. 1. Empty a key drain to prevent houses flooding 2. Repair a signpost indicating footpaths 3. Rebuild a broken stile First thing to do was gather all the tools and materials we would need for the days work – spades, rabbiting spade, iron […]