We love the red festive hat!

Thursday, December 22nd 2016

Thank you to all who came to help on our last volunteer day before Christmas. Between us we’ve done water monitoring, bench repairs and boardwalk repairs;

Leaf blowing (what a lovely clear path!);

New mesh on a bridge and step repairs;

We also continued cleaning out our bird boxes – inside and out. This box had a particularly thick ‘hat’ of moss – beautiful, but hastening corrosion of the box, so it had to go!

Late in the afternoon the mix of sunshine and showers gave us this beautiful rainbow:

There was a beautiful finish to the day too, with a sunset through the trees.


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