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Hector on the Wetland - The final chapter

Wednesday, December 9th 2009

It's been a busy volunteer day today. Firstly we have the final chapter of 'Hector on the Wetland'

Here he is for the last time on his own with his friend the sheep. The volunteers were raring to go when they heard we had to do a spot of cattle herding!

Hector with his friend the sheep

The electric fence was taken down to allow Hector to walk back onto his proper side. It was a communal task to tension the wire again after Hector was herded through the gap. After much shouting and waving of arms (and with the lure of a forkful of hay) he eventually went through to join his companions.

Volunteers taking down the electric fence

As you can see the sheep followed! We just have to find the rest of her flock now and let her re-join them. Happy cattle and happy sheep!

Hector joining his cattle companions

After all that excitement we adjourned for an early lunch, after which John enjoyed taking young spruce trees down with a bow saw. This shows him with the latest in a long line of trees.

John taking young spruce trees down with a bow saw

Everyone worked really hard and had some good fun along the way. Thanks very much everyone.


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