Coppicing

Tuesday, February 4th 2014

Today we have continued work on the Hazel coppice along Risedale Beck, opening it up ready for the fauna and flora which we'll see once Spring arrives.

It was tough going again on the steep and slippery bank but we cleared a large area and it's looking really good.

In the undergrowth our eagle eyed Brian spotted this lovely example of Scarlet Elfcup. It is present in about 4 locations around the reserve but this is by far the best example of it.

Thank you everyone for your hard work today.


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