A Bit of a Breeze

Monday, December 22nd 2014

Strong winds and rain had buffeted the reserve overnight causing some damage to trees in the woodland and along Risedale Beck. Breaks in the grey skies gave us fantastic views of a rainbow over the heathland.

The day was spent clearing fallen trees from the paths and streams that run through the site. Half of this large forked willow was blown over destroying the roots and leaving the remaining half teetering over the path. During the afternoon this was felled to make it safe.

By the time the light was fading the brash and logs had been cleared from the pond and stacked habitat piles.


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