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New Buds and New Lake

Saturday, February 26th 2011

All around the buds are starting to break.  Green shoots are showing on the Bird Cherry and pink buds on this Blackthorn.

Blackthorn bud

It won't be long now until the hedgerows are a froth of white Blackthorn blossom!

As the work on the new lake starts on Monday here is a reminder that although the paths around the lake area will be closed you will still be able to access the lake hide via the new bridge.  This should be a great vantage point to follow the progress of the ongoing work to enlarge the pond.  Please bear with us as some of the paths around this area will remain closed for the next few weeks.  This is for your safety as well as ours. 


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