Record of my work experience with Exmoor National Park

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Work experience 20-01-2015

Work experience 20-01-2015

Today we were out replacing gates all round Exmoor, before we set off we loaded up the Land Rover with all the tools and gate furniture we might need, making sure we had spares of everything. Straps (top and bottom), bolts, large fencing staples (long and short), hanging pins (drive-in and threaded) and all the […]

Work Experience 13-01-2015

Work Experience 13-01-2015

First job today was an “A Ticket” which is an urgent ticket that requires immediate action. A tree had fallen across a well used path next to the river near Tarr Steps and this needed to be cut up and removed as quickly as possible. Tools were loaded into the Land Rover, chainsaws, PPE, spare […]

Work experience 02-12-2014

Work experience 02-12-2014

Today we set out to replace a metal gate with a wooden gate on some farmland which a right of way crosses. As the ground was wet and access was tricky, we decided to take the Mule out with all the tools we needed. We loaded all the tools and the gate onto the Mule […]

Work Experience 25-11-2014

Work Experience 25-11-2014

This week we set out to repair two gates and fit a signpost. The two jobs were on either side of the moor, so travel time would take up most of the day. We loaded all the tools we would need into the new Isuzu D-Max truck and set off for the first location. The […]

Work experience 04-11-2014

Work experience 04-11-2014

Today we set out to repair and fit a number of gates. We gathered the tools and put them in the mule as access to the gates was down bridleways which were too small for a land rover. The mule also has the benefit of lower soil impaction and leaves less obvious imprints on the […]