A shredding day

Thursday, July 14th 2011

Not long after the reserve opened Sophie, Beryl and Seb were shredding the hugh pile of brash that had accumulated on the stone pile.

Shredder

 Later in the morning Colin joined the team and the stone pile was cleared!  On to the heathland, where if anything, the piles of brash were even bigger.  Continued hard work saw the huge piles reducing in size - thank you so much to everyone for their hard work today.

Around the reserve some plants are now in fruit like this Raspberry.  Many birds will enjoy a feast.

Raspberry fruit

Blackthorn flowered in late spring turning parts of the reserve white with their flowers.  Now covered in green leaves the fruit is growing and these green berries will turn blue by the autumn.

Blackthorn berries


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