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Thursday, March 18th 2021

A team from the PRC (Personnel Recovery Centre in Catterick Garrison came to lend a valuable hand today.

After a quick introduction, a tour of the continuing Ash Dieback works and a look at the migrating toads, the task of removing the woodchips from the Bluebell bank began.

The material was transported just a few hundred yards away to top up an existing pathway. In no time at all the huge pile disappeared!

Further along the beck, the mammoth tidying job continued with burning of brash and creation of log habitat piles.

By the end of next week this area should be cleared of fallen trees and attention will turn to preparing the reserve for the return of visitors. Thank you to everyone who gave up their time to assist us today, it is very much appreciated.


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Family Pond Dipping 1

Wednesday 28th July 2021 | 45 minute sessions on the hour

Come along and find out which animals are living in some of the Foxglove ponds. Book a pond dipping session for your family bubble. There will be a socially distanced brief to set you off and then you can use the equipment for the remainder of the session. You will be requested to use hand gel on arrival and the net handles will be cleaned between sessions. Please call the Reserve Managers on 07754 270980 to book your allocated slot. You are advised to arrive 15 minutes before your allocated time. 

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Family Pond Dipping 2

Wednesday 4th August 2021 | 45 minute sessions on the hour

Come along and find out which animals are living in some of the Foxglove ponds. Book a pond dipping session for your family bubble. There will be a socially distanced brief to set you off and then you can use the equipment for the remainder of the session. You will be requested to use hand gel on arrival and the net handles will be cleaned between sessions. Please call the Reserve Managers on 07754 270980 to book your allocated slot. You are advised to arrive 15 minutes before your allocated time. 

Booking is essential. A donation in advance (card payment by phone) of £5 per family bubble is required in order to secure your booking. 



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