Record of my work experience with Exmoor National Park

Monthly archives for October, 2014

Work experience 14-10-2014

Work experience 14-10-2014

Today we set out with several maintenance jobs to do, re-locating signs, repairing a stile, repairing a dog gate and putting up new signs. The first job was repairing the dog gate, the old rails had rotted through and needed to be replaced, but the original gate furniture was still in good order so we […]

Work experience 07-10-2014

Work experience 07-10-2014

Today we set out to remove the old chicken-wire from a bridge and replace it with more substantial heavy-duty grating. The new wire grating was loaded into the trailer ready for the bridge. Before going to the bridge, we checked out a nearby drain, there had been some rain recently and it is always worth […]

Work experience 30-09-2014

Work experience 30-09-2014

Today we set out for Hoar Oak Cottage where we had to help with some clearance work and removing a fence around the building. Hoar Oak Cottage is a ruined cottage out in the middle of the moors, it is hard to reach and a Land Rover or tractor is the only real way in […]