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Repairing the ditch

Wednesday, July 22nd 2009

After a very wet Friday one of our paths had been washed out. The little ditch had overflowed right over the top of the bridge and it needed repairing. Here you can see Colin, Jack, John and John in mid repair! The stone had to be brought quite a way from the stone pile to replace the topping that had been washed away.

Colin, Jack, John and John repairing the ditch

Other volunteers filled the bird hoppers, slashed bracken on the wet meadows and did some strimming in the rain!

Update on Sunday's sightings - 4 Crossbills were seen in the plantation adjacent to post 9 on the discovery trail.


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