Category Archives: Moor Green Lakes

My Tern on the Raft

Last week I headed down to Tices Meadow to help the Bird Group move three Tern Rafts with our boat out to moorings in the lake. The purpose built rafts provide nesting sites with a reduced risk of predation from … Continue reading

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Moor Green Lakes Work Party – Clearing Tern Island

After postponing the Tern Island task from December due to bad weather, everyone was delighted when we woke up to a sunny but cold and breezy morning with 22 eager volunteers. Stuart turned up with boat and motor and was soon ferrying … Continue reading

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Environmental Endeavours

Our continued tasks to remove Floating Pennywort from the Blackwater River, have been recognised by the Environment Agency, who passed on their thanks for all our hard work. We’ve also mapped the distribution to allow us and our partners to better target … Continue reading

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Heartening Hedge-Laying

Yesterday Jenny, Sam and I completed the hedge-laying we started on Sunday at Moor Green lakes, with a huge turnout of 39 volunteers over the two tasks. We worked on the hedge between the footpath and bridleway down towards the Blackwater River, laying … Continue reading

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Volunteer Leader Update – Plover Island

Last Sunday the Moor Green Lakes volunteers had our annual trip to Plover Island to clear vegetation and expose the shingle surface. In spite of the cold northerly wind we had a good turnout of 16 and when Jon donned … Continue reading

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Roboteers Start Your Engines

Now breeding bird season has officially come to its end we have been making plans to cut back unwanted scrub. At Moor Green Lakes Nature Reserve the banks of the lakes are prone to being taken over by bramble. This … Continue reading

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Volunteer Leader Update: Hide Maintenance

This month volunteer leader Jane led a task at Moor Green Lakes to clear in front of both Grove Lake hide and viewing slot. Fellow volunteer leader Duncan and sixteen volunteers turned up to help, including 3 young adults. Reeds, bramble … Continue reading

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