Team Wednesday

Wednesday, January 16th 2019

Team Wednesday were hard at work today organising the Field Centre. At times it looked as though they were making more mess but as the saying goes 'You can't make an omlette without cracking eggs'!

At the same time out on the wetland, the Risedale Rangers from Risedale Sports and Community College helped to remove some old fence panels that were protecting a reed bed a few years ago. This is the first step to one of our latest projects in the pipeline which is to restore the series of ponds on the main wetland. There will be more on this over the next few days.

The students worked really well as a team and had the job done before lunch. The task involved lots of problem solving! 

Thank you to all of the volunteers who gave their time both indoors and out, it is appreciated.


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