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Thursday, March 18th 2021

A team from the PRC (Personnel Recovery Centre in Catterick Garrison came to lend a valuable hand today.

After a quick introduction, a tour of the continuing Ash Dieback works and a look at the migrating toads, the task of removing the woodchips from the Bluebell bank began.

The material was transported just a few hundred yards away to top up an existing pathway. In no time at all the huge pile disappeared!

Further along the beck, the mammoth tidying job continued with burning of brash and creation of log habitat piles.

By the end of next week this area should be cleared of fallen trees and attention will turn to preparing the reserve for the return of visitors. Thank you to everyone who gave up their time to assist us today, it is very much appreciated.

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Pumpkin Trail

Saturday 23rd October 2021 | 10.00am - 3.00pm

Come to the reserve half term 23rd - 31st October and enjoy the autumn colours on the red route (Easy Access Trail) and search for the pumpkin clues along the way. Test your knowledge of the creatures associated with Halloween by answering the fun quiz which is available from the visitor centre for only 50p.

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Sunday 24th October 2021 | 11.00am start

Come and find out what the owls at Foxglove Covert have been eating by examining owl pellet contents.

Recommended for ages 7 years upwards. 

Booking is essential as places are limited.

Suggested minimum donation of £3.00 per person. Please donate in advance to secure a place.

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