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Clearing foreign invasive species

All sorts of non-native species can get into the wood from adjacent gardens and a programme of removal was instigated. One of the largest incursions was Box Honeysuckle (Lonicera Nitida) behind one of the houses in Carbone Hill. The photos … Continue reading

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New Trail Camera results

In the latest location, there were no foxes or hares – but overwhelmed with squirrels. Of the 200 triggers over 7 days, 97 captured squirrels, while another 71 ‘blank’ sequences were probably squirrels that triggered the sensor but were out … Continue reading

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Clear to go!

The working party on 20th May cleared the obstruction created by contractor’s brash last winter, so it is now possible to walk again between Justice Hill and the Yellow Trail. The gap frames one of the pollarded hornbeams.

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First Bluebells of the spring

There’s a quiet spot in the wood where every year the bluebells appear before the mass in the rest of the wood.

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St Jude’s Storm 28th October 2013

This widely predicted storm caused plenty of work for the group, blocking many paths and leaving a good deal of clearing up which has taken up many of our recent work parties.

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Butterflies 2012

The wet weather has held back the butterflies this year. May and June were very disappointing. The annual eruption of Ringlets is now however in full swing and good numbers of  Meadow Browns are also to be seen. Yesterday I … Continue reading

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