Category Archives: Conservation

Hedge-laying complete at Moor Green Lakes

Last week six volunteer leaders and students joined Jenny and I to finish off the hedge-laying at Moor Green Lakes. Everyone did a fantastic job building on the section we’d already laid with the volunteers on the 31st January task. Over … Continue reading

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Workshop with a view

On the Southwood task today I’ve been sharpening chainsaws ready for clearing up more storm-blown trees next week. My improvised work bench certainly has a pretty view. Later Paul H popped down to check on our work, coming down in … Continue reading

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Moor Green Lakes Work Party – clearing scrub near Grove Hide

On Sunday 12th February we had our penultimate work party of the winter clearing scrub, birch and willow from around the acidic scrape near Grove Hide. With an excellent turnout of 19, volunteer leader Jane got us all well organised … Continue reading

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More Green Meadow

Yesterday the volunteers, Jenny and I headed down to Moor Green Lakes to cut back one of the scrub islands on the north east corner of Colebrook Lake North. It’s important to retain this meadow which is awash with betony in … Continue reading

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Tices Tuesday Task

This week our usual volunteer group joined the group at Tices meadow to created a team 19 people strong including Andy and I. It was a beautiful day and there was even time for a spot of bird watching.  Armed … Continue reading

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Looking After Our Veteran Oaks

A few weeks back I visited the beautiful Southwood Woodland for one of our monthly Sunday volunteer tasks. This month the our aim was to give our veteran oak trees a helping hand. We achieved this by  removing the smaller trees beneath and … Continue reading

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Moor Green Lakes New Bench

Today students Gabriel, Jeremy, Matt and I were out at the lovely Moor Green Lakes with various tasks in mind. The most important of the day was installing a commemorative bench for John Curnow Tanner. It is situated along the … Continue reading

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