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Conservation Day Report – 8th May

The day’s work was straightforward and easy.  We found only a small amount of gorse and birch in the heather; indicating we are on top of the job of keeping the heather beds clear. It didn’t take long to removed … Continue reading

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Conservation Day – Rowan Planting

Our volunteers had a busy day on Tuesday, tackling a variety of jobs: Gorse cutting Nest box maintenance Rhododendron removal Rowan tree planting Bollard post repair We planted twenty-five rowan trees in gaps round the edge of the wood. They … Continue reading

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BGB 2018 – The Results

We hosted our second annual birdwatching event on Sunday 28th January, as part of the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch weekend. Experts from the Knutsford Ornithological Society led enthusiastic amateur birdwatchers for an hour, following on from a similar event the … Continue reading

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Big Garden Birdwatch 2018

Sunday 28th January 11am-12pm This year, for the second time, we’ll be taking part in the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch. We’re coordinating with Friends of the Moor (FotM) and the Knutsford Ornithological Society (KOS) in a pan-Knutsford event. FotM are … Continue reading

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Conservation Work Report – 12th September

Tuesday’s work day was well supported by Cheshire Wildlife Trust volunteers and our local town’s folk. The day followed the regular pattern of gorse clearing and nest box maintenance. We put up ten additional nest boxes, and checked and cleaned … Continue reading

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Conservation Work Report – 9th May

Today we continued our work to keep the heather areas clear of gorse and tree saplings. It wasn’t as backbreaking as last time as Adam, our volunteer leader, brought the brush cutter along with him. The main job for us … Continue reading

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