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Thursday, March 10th 2016

It was a dry, fairly overcast day on the reserve. The annoying cameras at the Lake Hide and Wetland Hides which are not holding their charge had John and I looking at the state of the batteries with a view to retrieving them tomorrow. The solar panels after weeks of cloud and rain have struggled to get the signal to the Field Centre TV screen .

The rain water was still sitting in the potholes on the reserve road, which stirred us into action to get some more road repairs done.  So it was load up the trailer with the wack-a-plate, shovels and gravel and get to it. As with a lot of jobs, you need to do 5 other jobs to make one job happen ... but we got there in the end. Thank you Jonathan and John for your very welcome help.

While our road antics were in full flow, Tony, our wetland specialist, sorted out some of the issues with the wetland levels, he appeared pleased with his efforts when I went up to see how he was getting on. With his quite explicit instructions while he is away for a couple of weeks, I bid him bon voyage. Thanks again Tony.


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