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Conservation Work Report – 14th November

Our Cheshire Wildlife Trust leader, Adam Machin, had preceded us by a few days and strimmed the grass and heather (to encourage fresh growth); so our first job was to rake up the material and put it out of sight. … 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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Conservation Work Report

Today, 21st March, we had yet another productive day with volunteers from Friends of The Heath and Cheshire Wildlife Trust (CWT). Together we cleared gorse, put up nest boxes and planted trees. In the morning we cleared some new gorse … Continue reading

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More Nest Boxes Installed

Five hardy volunteers helped with the conservation work on Tuesday 18th October and achieved a lot in a short time, removing unwanted vegetation from two areas and installing more nest boxes. We started by clearing birch saplings from the heather … Continue reading

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Nest Boxes Installed

Today’s conservation work party comprised ten volunteers who helped at different times during the day. In the morning some cleared the burned gorse from the sand pit area while others installed nest boxes. In the afternoon a few of us … Continue reading

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