Winter Worky Day

Saturday, January 9th 2016

Despite the foggy start 35 people turned out today, for many it was their first time at Foxglove.   We split into two groups, a small group of 8 went to work on the island near the Sand Martin wall, whilst the majority went into the plantation block. On the island we were cutting back overgrown stands of rose and coppicing willow, this will open the area up and be of benefit to the Primroses that grow there.

Meanwhile, in the wood, there was a lot of clearing up to do from the felling that had been done earlier in the week, which meant of course a blazing bonfire.

At lunchtime we all enjoyed a well earned sit down and a plate of curry, followed by tea and cakes.  Yummy!

Thank you to everyone who came out today, much was achieved in wet and testing conditions.  We hope you all had a good time despite the weather, especially those taking part in a Foxglove winter worky day for the first time.  Please come back as/if/when the conditions improve and see the results of your hard work today!

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