Category Archives: Moor Green Lakes

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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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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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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How to lay a hedge at Moor Green Lakes

Yesterday the volunteers joined us at Moor Green Lakes for a spot of hedge-laying. The section of footpath and bridleway at the river end is narrow, so it’s great to open up access and create a living hedge. It turns out that Tony … Continue reading

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Moor Green Lakes Work Party – Clearing Tern Island

The first 2017 task for the Moor Green Lakes working party was to weed Tern Island. On a misty drizzling morning we were really delighted when 23 volunteers turned up to help, including several families.  With these numbers and some … Continue reading

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A fence to far

In the run up to Christmas the volunteers joined Charlotte and I for a sunny task at Moor Green Lakes. As you walk down from the car park the fence on the left hand side was showing it’s age, and … Continue reading

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