Water Voles on the Wetland

Tuesday, July 3rd 2018

A number of different practical tasks have been going on all at once today; with some people strimming on the Wetland, others repairing boardwalks, and a few cutting vegetation back from the perimeter fences.

The best find of the day has been yet more evidence of the Water Voles on the Wetland, who have decided to use critical apparatus designed to maintain water levels across all of the ponds as a latrine.

Meanwhile, John has been collecting manure for his gardens, with Lark only too happy to help with the process (apparently mixing with water makes quite the fertilizer).

We've been removing a lot of vegetation from around the perimeter fence just past the access gate, this not also removes security risks to the garrison, but also 'lifts' the vegetation from around the track aiding drying in wetter months (often the first port of call when you're called out to deal with a path that is often muddy and wet in winter).  

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