Invitation to May’s Wood


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Dear Friend’s of Save Me Woodland Restoration Project

We would like to invite you to the first tree planting at May’s Wood on Saturday 28th September 2013 as part of our
woodland restoration project. We hope you will be able to come along and join us and we look forward to seeing you there.


Meeting and Welcome All participants and press to make their way to Shitterton Wood Plot Field – adjacent to the A35 slip road heading west (BH20 7HU). The Save Me team and Dr May will welcome everyone and explain the ethos and objectives for the new woodlands and how the scheme will develop.

The Woodland Song Brian to introduce the Woodland Song. Performed by the school choir and led by Linda Lamon, this new piece of work will celebrate the event in music and lyrics.

Move to Horse Close Plots for Brian’s Tree planting Dr May to plant the very first tree in May’s Wood.

Community Planting
Julian Ohlson of UPM Tilhill to explain about and demonstrate how to plant the young oaks and the need for tree shelters, how they work and how to fit them as part of the tree planting process.

Tree planting continues as and when people arrive for as many as five trees each across the first field.

Wildlife Rocks Talk
The Save Me team will give a 40-minute talk about some of the amazing wildlife that surround us and some of the unusual roles that it performs to maintain the natural balance. You will meet the people from Save Me and Harper Asprey Wildlife Rescue who care and rehabilitate wildlife and return them to the wild where they belong.

Finish 5pm

We have a wonderful possibility to make an environment which our children and grandchildren will grow up and enjoy in harmony with the animals around hem. We look forward to seeing you there and hope you will join in and help us to create a woodland.

Yours faithfully
Brian May
& Anne Brummer, CEO Save Me

May's Wood