Record of my work experience with Exmoor National Park

Monthly archives for June, 2014

Work experience 26-06-2014

Work experience 26-06-2014

Today we had to clear some fallen trees from a footpath and remove the root ball that had come down with one of them. This required the digger, so the first job was to swap trailers and get the digger loaded up. Once at the site, we walked the footpath to check where the fallen […]

Work experience 19-06-2014

Work experience 19-06-2014

Today we put in a sign asking for car park donations at Haddon Hill and also mowed and strimmed the car park. The relevant tools were loaded up, the Scag mower/flail and the strimmer. We arrived at Haddon Hill car park and I used the Scag under instruction to mow the majority of the grass […]

Work experience 12-06-2014

Work experience 12-06-2014

Today we were re-surfacing a path alongside the river near Dunster. For this we needed the digger and the tipper. Getting the tools ready for loading onto the trailer. We also needed the tipper trailer filled with stone chippings to use on the path Loading the trailer with the stone The tipper and digger were […]

Work experience 05-06-2014

Work experience 05-06-2014

Today we set out to build a boardwalk on Porlock Salt Marshes in an area where the path was eroding and becoming very slippery. We loaded up several 8×2 planks and a large number of 4×2 rails to construct the boardwalk, we also had to visit a local supplier to get stakes and heavy duty […]