Monthly Archives: October 2013

Busy clearing storm-blown trees

The rangers this week have been busy clearing fallen trees blown over in the storm. Andrew & I were out yesterday on the Blackwater Valley Path south of North Camp Station, making a hung up tree safe (photos). Also Steven … Continue reading

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Tree felling antics at Southwood

The Southwood volunteers had fun yesterday tree felling. The breezy conditions gave the gang a good chance to practise knot tying, as all the trees over 5” diameter had a rope attached. They learnt how to set up a pulley … Continue reading

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It’s official – our cows love art

A rather bizarre spot of fly-posting at Hawley Meadows, caused bemusement with our  student Dannie. It would be good to work with the artist at Hawley Meadows, but on pieces we agree that aren’t screwed to the bridge. I wonder … Continue reading

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Comments from Beth at IHS on Tues Moor Green task

Extract of email from Beth ‘First I wanted to say a very big thank you for making the girls and I feel so welcome yesterday. We all had a great day but have to admit to being a little bit … Continue reading

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Moor Green cattle fencing with IHS

Yesterday some keen volunteers braved the forecast of heavy rain, to help out at Moor Green. Half of the 18 volunteers repaired fencing around Grove Lake to make it stock-proof for our tame moofers. The others cut back the Blackwater … Continue reading

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Goat antics at Moor Green Lakes

Yesterday the volunteers headed out to Long Island at Moor Green Lakes. It was a ‘kitchen sink’ task, as we had to pack lots of kit including the boat, so we could set up the pontoon as our temporary wobbly … Continue reading

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Fancy a Ramble?

Cove Brook Greenway Group’s work party organizer Paul Sanders will be leading a walk on Sunday 13th October. It’s a fascinating 10-mile ramble around the old RAE perimeter and through the old ‘factory’ area. The route also includes stretches along … Continue reading

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