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Friday, March 18th 2016

It was a dull start, a complete contrast to yesterday, no sun and a chill in the air which stayed until I left the reserve. Even the work load was different today, feeling like I was inside most of the time instead of out.


I got in a little earlier to tidy up the strimming from yesterday evening by the scrapes, then an inspection of the wetland to see if the work we had done had been successful, sadly not, as the water levels had not risen, we were obviously losing water from somewhere else. A couple of Greylags sat on the far side, probably enjoying the peace until I turned up.

The contractors were busy on the resurfacing of the moorland path, and this was 8.30am.


Once at the Field Centre office I found it hard to get out with various computer and office things to attend to, and a meeting just to make the troglodytes feeling complete. Yep, I am definitely an outdoor person with a leaning to a little office, as opposed to the reverse.
One of the major frustrations was trying to email the volunteers to say there will be road re-surfacing on the Ava Road entrance next week; all the Johns and Brians, but not as yet knowing the surnames made an easy job not quite so easy. Sorry if you did not receive an email, there will be signs up directing you anyway. Thank you Elizabeth for your guidance.

I put this photo in from Wednesday because it made me chuckle; Ruth and Elizabeth colouring in easter eggs. They are really artistic, and I would have given them both a gold star! To be fair it is for Easter Holiday events.

Colin came in and thankfully did the bird feeders, which take a good morning's work to do properly, again thank you.
I must admit without all the assistance from our volunteers I would be lost.
Sorry there are few photos, but as I said I have hardly been out.

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