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More Snow and Ice

Saturday, February 13th 2021

Over the last few days the temperature at Foxglove has barely risen above freezing and at night time has dipped as low as -7.

Heavy snow is showing no sign of melting yet!

Trees are still cloaked in white.

Although for now, the reserve remains closed to volunteers and visitors, staff have been continuing to coppice and pollard the Willow in the centre of the reserve. 

There have been some lovely days working under blue skies with powder snow under foot when we felt lucky to be working outdoors.

Other times were not so much fun in bitterly cold, wintery blizzards!

Hopefully, in the not too distant future, visitors will be welcomed back to enjoy the beautiful scenery and wildlife.

To all of our supporters, keep warm and stay safe!


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Autumn Worky Day

Saturday 2nd October 2021 | 10.00am - 3.00pm

Join our staff and volunteers for a fun day of practical habitat management tasks.  Specific tasks will be chosen nearer the time.  Come ready for all weather conditions and bring your oldest outdoor clothes as tasks will be mucky and may involve bonfires. Booking is essential for this FREE event as a hot cooked lunch will be provided. 



Richmond Coffee Morning

Thursday 21st October 2021 | 9:00am - 12 noon

Come and enjoy a relaxing cup of tea or coffee and a 'sticky' at Richmond Town Hall.  There will be a raffle, tombola and a stall selling delicious homemade cakes!  All proceeds from this fundraising event go towards the running costs of the reserve. 

If you would like to donate any cakes or items for the raffle or tombola please take them to the field centre beforehand or to Richmond Town Hall on the day. 

No need to book, just turn up!



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