Tuesday Toil

Tuesday, November 1st 2011

Once again our band of Tuesday Volunteers found themselves clearing brash in the plantation area near to the head of the lake.  This must have felt like Groundhog Day as we were working in almost the exact same location as last week, on the exact same job!  The floor was carpeted with brash, but soon the fires were roaring and the job was well underway.

Before we started

The coffee and tea break was supplemented with Ann's delicious Yorkshire Parkin!  Needless to say this treat was enjoyed by all.

A well deserved break

It is always nice to leave the worksite seeing the difference that has been made!

After a hard days work!

(1) Comments:

Tony Crease responded on 2nd Nov 2011 with...

I have said it all before but there is no harm in saying it again.  The progress made and volume of work achieved by the volunteer group is quite remarkable and Foxglove would be nothing like the place it is without your very visible effort.  We saw the difference after the first conifer block was taken down near the classroom, and it won’t be long before the area you are currently clearing resembles that.  It is sad to see even Sitka Spruce go, but the change and the benefits will be there for all to see and enjoy in the future.  My personal thanks to everyone involved for a really first class job.

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