Jobs Around the Reserve

Friday, December 14th 2018

Today has been a day for odd jobs around the reserve, including replacing stakes on leaning trees including this Cherry in the newly coppiced area behind the Field Centre…

...and a couple of leaning Hollies by the Lake. A few Birch trees were removed from around them too to give them more space and light. 

Low hanging branches were also removed above footpaths…

...and the remains of a pile of brash were burnt creating a rather unsual two sided fire!

And the day ended with a rather lovely sunset through the trees. 


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