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The next FoTF Conservation Event is earlier than normal due to Easter and will be on Sunday 14th April (*not* the 21st April).

The 2019 Rex Graham Reserve Open Day will be on Sunday 26th May 2019.

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Goshawk Trail Opening

Thetford Forest

Friday May 12th 2006 saw a number of invited guests arrive at Mayday car park to celebrate the completion and reopening of the trail and a visit to the bird viewing screens FoTF had installed along the route.

The trail was opened by Nick Gibbons, recently retired FC Conservation officer, who then led the invited guests on a guided walk around the new trail, stopping off at various places including the new screen, before returning to the start for well deserved picnic.

Please take the time to come and have a look - the walk is easy to follow, suitable for most people and there's lots to see on the way around, tangible evidence of how membership subscriptions help FoTF to improve facilities for everyone within Thetford Forest

Goshawk Trail Bird Hide Screens 2010

Thetford Forest

During 2010 the FoTF Conservation made repeat visits to the Goshawk Trail at MayDay during the construction of a second bird hide screen. Previously, the FoTF Conservation had errected a pre-constructed bird screen, follwing preparation of the location.

The second screen was not only errected by the FoTF Conservation Group, but was also built from scratch by FoTF. As well as clesring the site, the group had to install the core supporting structure and interweave the material to constrcut the screen.

Goshawk Ponds

In 2013 the FoTF Conservation once again made a return visit to the Goshawk Trail to undertake work on the existing ponds, and to also repair and clear the existing ponds.

Goshawk Trail Bird Hide Screen 2016

In 2016 FoTF Conservation once again returned to the Goshawk Trail to replace the now aging screen and replace it with a new screen.