Japanese Knotweed Clearance

Japanese Knotweed has been in the media recently due to its invasive nature. It was named by the World Conservation Union as one of the most invasive species in the world. Japanese Knotweed (JK) is native to China, Japan, and Asia but was introduced into Britain in 1850 as an…

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Bramble Clearance

Bramble management is crucial on the fields where the patches of brambles grow so large they threaten to damage the vegetation around them. If left unchecked brambles will creep across large areas covering other vegetation and changing the nature of the woods and fields. A team from the Trust for Conservation Volunteers (TCV) spent…

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Litter Pick Sunday 10-Feb-19

Another very successful “litter” pick if the definition of litter includes the frame of an aluminium gazebo and the metal remains of car seats!  And other bits of scrap metal.  There were seven bin bags of rubbish collected which were differentiated for recycling into bottles, cans and general rubbish.  In…

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Litter Pick Sunday 13-Jan-19

6 volunteers spent 2 hours filling a dozen bin bags with litter.  The volunteers covered a number of areas including one about 200 yards from the entrance and further into the site a partly walled area with a large amount of older litter.  The litter was taken off-site for disposal…

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