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Stone, Scrub and Several Showers

Tuesday, October 16th 2012

A curved stone wall with seating has been planned for the picnic area opposite the Field Centre in conjunction with the Leyburn branch of the Dry Stone Walling Association.  Volunteers from this group will be building the wall over the first weekend in November.  About 20 tonnes of stone will be needed for the project and the first delivery arrived today.

Volunteers were thankfully on hand to help unload the trailer!  Work was also started along the access road clearing out the dense overgrown scrub layer.

While working Brian found this Candle Snuff fungus on an old Birch stump.  This fungus gets its name as it is black at the base, grey in the middle and white at the tips - much like a snuffed candle wick.

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