Coppicing, Curry and Cakes!

Monday, January 7th 2019

Sunny weather made Saturday's task a lot easier than it was on the last winter worky day when volunteers got rather wet!

Work continued in the coppice block alongside the access road. 

Low winter light along with smoke from the fire made conditions for some interesting photographs.

Lesley was inspired to do some yoga around the fire!

While Steve tried his hand at water divining!


Captions on a postcard please for this photograph…

The usual delicious curry and cakes helped to fuel volunteers for the afternoon. Our sincere thanks to everyone who gave their precious weekend time to improve one of the reserve's most important habitats.


If you would like to take part in the next worky day, please book a place, details on our events page.


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