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Two workdays rolled into one

A lady walked past today and suggested that we had been working all night, because we were here yesterday as well, and she had seen us. I found myself agreeing and saying “I wish”. The greenway is such a nice … Continue reading

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Back on the hedgehog trail

Lovely day on the greenway today. We had Debbie from Warwickshire Wildlife Trust helping us to do some hedgehog monitoring. Food is placed in the middle and non-toxic ink either side of the food. The nocturnal hedgehogs are regognised by … Continue reading

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Routine Maintenance

Mick, Linda and myself made it today and just cleared around all the benches, and snipped back any bramble that was making a run for it over the path. Cinnabar moth catterpillars on ragwort are always a welcome sight. Mick … Continue reading

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We have created something really special

Due to posting up the workdays for July just a few minutes before the first one (internet problems) I found myself on my own at the bird-feeder clearing. It was nice to just potter about, sit at the bench and … Continue reading

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First Marbled White Butterfly Spotted

It is probably not something to shake the world, but to me it is a great find. I spotted a marbled white butterfly for the first time on the greenway. Lovely to see something new. Four of us today, Linda, … Continue reading

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We covered some ground today…

We certainly did cover a lot of ground. We met at Berrybanks and headed south, just snipping back any bramble that was starting to leap across the path. Wildlife superheroes today were Mick, Dale and myself and we got down … Continue reading

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Wildflowers

If you are wondering what a wildflower meadow looks like – here is one we made earlier… This is at Berrybanks, and Linda and myself spent a couple of hours puling up nettles. This area was dense scrubby habitat a … Continue reading

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