A Little Update

Monday, October 1st 2012

The reserve has almost recovered from the flood last week, Risedale Beck is now flowing at its usual level allowing us to check the gabions and outflow from the reserve.  You can see from the fence how high the water level reached - a good 6 feet above the normal height.

The cows on the wetland are doing their job well, and have really kept on top of the grass and rush growth on the bunds.  We expect these will be leaving Foxglove soon, but hope that a few will be back in the spring to help manage this habitat again.

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