Another busy Thursday

Thursday, July 10th 2014

Another fantastic morning’s effort from the volunteers, finishing the Bracken control for this year. Patches were removed around Risedale Beck and between the lake and the moorland.

This afternoon they then moved on to the long awaited task of sorting out the workshop. Tools have been sharpened and made ready. Shelves have been sorted and tidied and everything is looking ship shape and ready to go. So a massive thank you to the team who have made the workshop a much more usable space for everyone.

Leeds University Old Students Society paid Foxglove a visit this afternoon, taking a walk round the reserve after an introduction from Adam. They were very complimentary about the reserve and we look forward to welcoming many of them back in the future.


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