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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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Conservation Day – Progress Report

Tuesday’s work group advanced the boundary post replacement and brash clearing jobs started previously. The tasks were complete by lunch-time so we were able to enjoy the sunny afternoon at our leisure. Thank you to Cheshire Wildlife Trust and our … Continue reading

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Conservation Day – Digging & Cutting

Tuesday’s team comprised Friends of The Heath, Cheshire Wildlife Trust and a Knutsford Academy student. In total we had ten volunteers, sufficient to do two tasks. One group replaced rotten fence posts that mark the boundary between the reserve and the … Continue reading

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