Dear Forest User,

 

 

Rendlesham Forest – Harvesting update

 

There is now an updated harvesting operations map on the Forestry Commission website:

http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/BEEH-9SXEFQ and click on Rendlesham Forest Operations Map 2015

 

The far western part of the FIDO cycle trail is currently closed with a diversion in place along Fire Route 3.

 

 

Military training exercise Tuesday 29th-Wednesday 30th September- update

 

There will be a Military training exercise at Rendlesham Forest from 18:00 on 29th September to 08:00 on 30th September.

 

“16 Air Assault Brigade will be conducting a Joint UK and French training exercise in the area of Woodbridge Airfield and Rock Barracks over the night of the 29th of Sep 15.  Troops will be transiting thought this area on foot with all blank firing and pyrotechnics being used within Woodbridge Airfield and Rock Barracks.”

 

* “In addition, the French Advance Force (12 soldiers) would be inserting by heli or Para on the night of 28thSep to the East of Woodbridge”.

 

 

Seasonal Canine Illness (SCI)

 

An incidence of this illness has been reported by a dog owner following a visit to Rendlesham and Tunstall Forests.

 

The Animal Health Trust (AHT) has a lot of information on their website at www.aht.org.uk (and search SCI) - they show the following information:

 

Seasonal Canine Illness is a mystery illness affecting dogs during the autumn, which can prove to be fatal.

Cases are generally seen between August and November. SCI can affect dogs of any size, shape or sex and it causes dogs to become very ill, very quickly after being walked in woodland.

The most common clinical signs are sickness, diarrhoea and lethargy typically experienced within 72 hours of walking in woodland. If you suspect your dog is showing signs of SCI then please contact your vet immediately.

 

Events during September & October

 

September

 

 

 

 

 

Mon 1st

 

 

 

 

 

Sat 5th

08:00-17:00

Rendlesham Forest

Dig Deep Suffolk running event – for the latest news please check their website -http://www.digdeepraces.co.uk/suffolk

 

 

Sun 6th

08:00-17:00

Rendlesham Forest

Dig Deep Suffolk running event – for the latest news please check their website -http://www.digdeepraces.co.uk/suffolk

 

 

Sun 6th

10:30-13:30

Rendlesham Forest

Autumn Wild Forest Foods - find out all about edible plants in the forest with identification tips, guidance and the opportunity to sample summer treats at the end.

£10 each. Age 8+

Tel: 03000 680400 to book your place from Feb. 23rd

 

 

Sun 20th

10:30-13:30

Rendlesham Forest

Find out about Fungi - Join Jon Tyler for a walk through the woods exploring the fascinating world of fungi, with tips and guidance on identifying different groups.

£10 each. Age 8+

Tel: 03000 680400 to book your place from Feb. 23rd

 

 

Sun 20th

09:30-16:00

Rendlesham Forest

Suffolk Lowlands Search and Rescue training event

 

 

Mon 28th-

Weds 30th

18:00-08:00

Rendlesham Forest

Military Training Event

 

 

October

 

 

 

 

 

Sun 4th

08:00-16:00

Rendlesham Forest

Suffolk Orienteering Club

 

 

Sun 11th

10:30-13:30

Rendlesham Forest

(Meet at Butley Corner Car Park)

Find out about Fungi - Join Jon Tyler for a walk through the woods exploring the fascinating world of fungi, with tips and guidance on identifying different groups.

£10 each. Age 8+   Tel: 03000 680400 to book your place

 

 

Sun 18th

Day

Rendlesham Forest

Finn Valley Riding Club

 

 

Sat 24th

Day

Dunwich Forest

EnduranceLife run

 

 

Sat 24th

19:00-21:00

Rendlesham Forest (Meet in the

Office Car Park)

Visit the Dark, Dark Forest! - Explore the magic of the forest on a spring night: Experience a world where you can talk to owls, tune in to bats and witness strange night time phenomena.

£8 each. Age 8+          Tel: 03000 680400 to book your place

 

 

Sun 25th

10:30-13:30

Rendlesham Forest

Find out about Fungi - Join Jon Tyler for a walk through the woods exploring the fascinating world of fungi, with tips and guidance on identifying different groups.

£10 each. Age 8+

Tel: 03000 680400 to book your place from Feb. 23rd

 

 

Sun 25th

Day

Rendlesham Forest

The People’s Run 2 Remember (Previously known as The Poppy Run)

Enter online at www.peoplesrun2remember.com

 

 

Mon 26th

 

 

 

 

 

Fri 30th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best regards,

 

Alice

 

Alice Greenacre (Recreation Ranger)

Forestry Commission, East England Forest District,

Tangham Outstation, Rendlesham Forest, Woodbridge

Suffolk, IP12 3NF

 

Office Tel: 0300 067 4965

Mobile: 07879 433925

 

To learn more about Rendlesham Forest

visit:-     www.forestry.gov.uk/rendlesham