Coming Along Nicely

Monday, March 16th 2015

Recently we put up some bird feeders just outside the wetland gate to improve the views from the hide. The feeding station was constructed and put in place by some of our dedicated volunteers.

Well it has taken a little time for the birds to find them but we are now happy to report that they are now being used by a variety of birds including Nuthatch, Blackbirds and Chaffinch (as pictured below).

We have also been keeping an eye on the willow spiling that was completed recently and are glad to report that it is still standing following a recent period of snow melt and heavy rain.

Even more excitingly some of the willow withies have started to bud. This is a great sign that the willow is living and will hopefully be setting root and stabilising our bank for years to come.

Thank you to everyone who helped on these projects your hard work is really starting to pay dividends.

 


(0) Comments:

There are no comments for this blog post yet. Why not start the discussion? - use the form below:


Leave a Comment:







Remember my personal information

Notify me of follow-up comments?

The following question is designed to make sure you are a real person and helps us cut down on spam.
Your comments will appear here once an administrator has reviewed them.

How many letters are in the word 'east' (1 character(s) required)


Back to Top

Recent Blog Posts:

Risedale Rangers

Posted 14th November 2018

The Risedale Rangers were in again today, tidying up broken down dead hedges. Meanwhile Imogen has been hard at work clearing routes through to the…

Read More

More Coppicing

Posted 13th November 2018

Today has been another day of coppicing around the Field Centre with the volunteers. With blue skies overhead, Birch was cut and treated, Willow was…

Read More

Two New Residents!

Posted 12th November 2018

Today marked the exciting arrival of two new additions to the Foxglove team, meet Fawn (left) and Corvus (right), our two new Exmoor ponies. They…

Read More

A Redwing Day

Posted 11th November 2018

The nets were opened as the mist hung around the reserve.  I had hoped that it was the right kind of mist to highlight many…

Read More
 
 
 

Sitemap | Accessibility Policy | Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions |