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SGN and BV Volunteers improve habitat for goats and birds

Yesterday 30 of us descended on Long Island at Moor Green Lakes for a mammoth task. Our regular volunteers were joined by 12 colleagues from SGN, who bravely ferried our kit over the floating pontoon to set up camp at … Continue reading

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Boats, goats and cows at Moor Green Lakes

For the last couple of Wednesdays our new student Alex has helped us out at Moor Green Lakes; repairing cow fencing by the bird-feeder-paddock, weeding the tern rafts and rowing over to check on our Long Island goats. Ranger Stuart

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New Faces at Snaky Lane

Snaky Lane have got some new bearded faces in for the next few months.  Click on the link below to find out more about them. Goat Grazing notice 2015

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Gaggle of goats and volunteers

Today Ben, Callum and I joined the volunteers at Moor Green Lakes, where we set up the pontoon to walk over to Long Island. The task was to cut back the vegetation to open up the island for over-wintering wildfowl. We … Continue reading

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White-topped waves at a windy Moor Green Lakes

Yesterday the volunteers joined us at Moor Green Lakes to cut back Long Island, although we found it was rather too exposed to the elements. So we bravely retreated to the calmer waters along the NW shore of Colebrook Lake. Clearing … Continue reading

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Burning at Moor Green with goats

The volunteers last week got stuck in at Moor Green Lakes, clearing lakeside scrub from Long Island. This helps to provide a more open meadow which is better suited to overwintering wildfowl. We also set up 2 fires to burn … 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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