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Storm Damage

Sunday, February 23rd 2020

Foxglove has escaped the worst of the recent storms.  A great deal of water swept through the becks and streams but thankfully did not do too much damage to dams and pipes. 

We are taking regular photographs of the area of conifer trees that was felled last winter to record the changes.  It is in this area that we recorded the first Primroses in flower. 

This photograph was taken at the beginning of February.

Another taken today, and as can be seen, a conifer has been brought down by the strong winds.

Near one of the newly profiled ponds along Risedale Beck another tree was found.

In 2018 a Pintail duck was sighted on the lake and it is nice to see that another, or the same one, has returned.

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