Helping the Heathland

Wednesday, November 14th 2012

Sixteen volunteers turned out this morning to help with habitat management on the heathland.  An area overgrown with Gorse and birch was cleared, allowing the heather to show through again.

A section of mature heather was also cut back with the brushcutter.  This will benefit the habitat found here by encouraging heather regeneration.

The dry stone wallers were also in again, as work continued outside the front of the Field Centre.

Pupils from The Dales School spent part of their visit learning about walling before helping to build a section.

 


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