Eco-Week

Tuesday, March 29th 2011

Children taking part in Eco Week

As part of Eco Week with Richmondshire District Council today we had thirty primary school children here planting a selection of trees.  The children really enjoyed planting the little Oaks, Birch, Rowan and Blackthorn and made sure that they were protected from the rabbits by the brown spirals. 

Happily planting trees.

Well done everyone who took part, and thanks to Jez for arranging this for us.

Reflections in the lake

Here you can see how the lake has filled up so far.  The reflections of the trees were clear in the still water this morning.  The last of the boards were installed at the weir so in the next couple of days the water level should be at the maximum it will be. 


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