The Forestry Commission has awarded a framework agreement covering the provision of a wide range of forest management operations. The work will be varied but may include
— All Lots,
— Small scale amenity planting including the use of tree guards and stakes,
— Beating up,
— Hand weeding,
— Brashing and cleaning,
— Mechanical weeding, strimming/brush cutting works,
— Clearance of scrub and trees along rides and in areas of open habitat,
— Dealing with windblown trees,
— High pruning with pole chainsaw and pole saw,
— Pesticide application,
— General site maintenance tasks (such as repair of post and rail fencing, rehanging gates, installing signs, etc.),
— Collection and delivery of goods.
Lot 1 only: Small scale tractor, winch and tractor forwarder work for instance assisting with multiple wind blow.
Lot 4 only:
— Technical fencing (e.g. high tensile wire fences, temporary deer fences),
— Pre-tariff plots and tariffing.