Category Archive: HSIS Maintenance

Feb 23 2012

First Workday 2012

Saturday February 25th is our first working day for the new year. Weather providing, we will be spraying rogue robinias and blackberry, under the guidance of our resident ticketed member, clearing the main track, maybe some clearing down by the dancing stands and along the Ynys Fraser walkway. The tables and seats may need a …

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Dec 14 2011

Our Sign is Back!


Many thanks to all at DOC, it is wonderful to see this new sign at the start of the Ynys Fraser Walkway back up in time for all the holiday visitors. Looks great. John Rainbow, President  

Dec 08 2011

Last 2011 Workday

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The Society’s keen volunteers met at the Springs for the last work day of the year, last Sat. Dec. 3rd. 2011. While the weather was far from ideal, there was a fantastic turnout of willing helpers, who boxed on in the rain. Some helped install 2 beautiful tables, crafted from the Redwood timber allocated to …

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Dec 06 2011

Another Table ;-)


Hadn’t noticed Jerry’s huge picnic table yet, as it was raining very hard last time. It was still raining this morning but the sight of this beauty was worth getting wet. Click the thumbnails to enlarge and view the photos in a lightbox

Dec 05 2011

Seats and Tables !


Visitors to the Reserve will now notice the installation of several seats and 2 picnic tables + seats, scattered at strategic viewing points on or near the Main Track through the Redwoods and on the Ynys Fraser Walkway. They have been beautifully built from the sawn Redwood timber allocated to the Society after trees were …

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Dec 05 2011

Letter of Support from DOC


Dec 01 2011

This Saturday Dec. 3rd. last 2011 Workday


This Saturday is the final work day for the year – all being well with the weather. Please ring John Rainbow 3322767, or myself Cherry 3322474 – by 9am on Sat morning to check out the weather. Whilst it is saying showers, we think we should be Ok. We will be doing a general cleanup …

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Nov 09 2011

Travellers’ Trees planted

Trees waiting to be planted

As mentioned in the former post last Saturday HSIS volunteers have planted new travellers’ trees: Read all about the Tavellers’ Trees project on this page

Nov 06 2011

Workday 5th November 2011

Another great workday! Three seats were made and installed, the signpost at the main spring was re-installed with a concrete base and travellers’ trees were planted.  

Oct 27 2011

Workday this Saturday 29 October


This Saturday (weather permitting) is another scheduled workday. It will be postponed one week if the weather fails us. Ring either John 3322767 or Cherry 3322474 by 9am to confirm. Meet in the carpark at the usual 9.30am, the order of the day will be: 1. Working with Jerry weed spraying – bring your spray …

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Sep 26 2011

Predator Control

Members of the Society are now actively involved in a Predator Control Programme in the Reserve. Information can be found under the “Predator Control” button in the navigation bar.

Sep 22 2011

Workday this Saturday September 24th

This Saturday is another scheduled work day. 9.30am meet in car park as usual for instructions and Health and Safety Talk. We will be focusing on removing the debris that our people have already taken out of the water at the Head Spring which seems that others have decided to throw back in again. Jerry …

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