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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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Workday and a bit of a plan.

We had a training session last Saturday with Sustrans. I updated the facebook page and will just pull that update onto here because it forms the main thrust of our winter work schedule. “Sow new seeds on the banks where … Continue reading

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Wildflower Meadow

Great day to be outside and a nice and relaxed workday. Marcus, Mick, Aaron and myself were certainly enjoying the sunshine. It was important to get our wildflower beds watered and keep the bird-feeders topped up. Plenty to do. Aaron … Continue reading

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Wildflower Seeds

Today didn’t really go to plan. After watching scores of youtube clips on how to sow our seeds, I really thought it would be easy. They sure make it look easy. But no, it was pouring with rain and had … Continue reading

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Our wild strawberry has got, err, a bit wild..

Great day today with Marcus, Linda, Mick and myself. We raked off the banks at Berrybanks and created habitat piles for all sorts of insects and small mammals. It’s all about building nooks and crannies for insects to burrow in … Continue reading

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Fun(gi) day

It seems fungi are like buses, wait around for ages and nothing, and then suddenly loads come along all at once. What a great haul – I could of rooted around in the undergrowth for hours once I got the … Continue reading

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