1st workday of the season

Saturday, December 12th 2009

Today was the first of our volunteers winter work days, twenty people came to lend a hand clearing the Birch and Gorse from an area in the middle of the reserve that was becoming scrubbed over. Here you can see Brian and Jenny getting stuck in!

Volunteers Brian and Jenny working

After a warm lunch work continued clearing away and burning the brash. The youngsters amongst us were comparing the number of burn holes in their old clothes from the burning ash!

Burning brash

The weather stayed fine and again we were treated to blue skies and a beautiful sunset at the end of the day.

Sunset


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