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Workshop progress

Wednesday, July 29th 2009

Here you can see how far the workshop has come on. Harry is now working from a scaffold as he boards around the windows and doors. With any luck the windows will be in by the end of the week!

The workshop

On volunteer day today 9 volunteers turned up to do lots of bracken management and mowing and strimming of paths and net rides. In this type of damp weather everything grows so quickly.

The discovery trail posts also got a welcome lick. of paint.

Muddy volunteers

We also repaired the path on the middle of the moor; the cattle had got it into a totally muddy mess. You can see Colin, Tony, John and Chris putting logs into the mud to make a firm surface before topping them with bark chippings left over from the winter. Willow was determined to be involved too!

Great Willowherb is in flower in the scrapes and Red Bartsia has made a large patch near the lake hide. This plant is a semi-parasitic annual.
 


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