Migration to the Marshes and Woodlands of Norfolk

This week in the absence of our usual writer, Chris, I thought it might be a nice idea to say ‘hello’ as the new Fringe Project Assistant. My name is Erin and I’ve been having fun getting stuck in with Matt and our fantastic volunteers over the last month. Continue reading Migration to the Marshes and Woodlands of Norfolk

Best chips ever!

Our work is cyclical and seasonal so what we write about this year is very similar to our blogs for the same period in previous years. The work is guided by the management plans for each site which often cover a five year period and sets out the programme of work. Matt looks after the management plans and guides us in our activities. Thus, on grassland sites we cut and mow and maintain these each year much as we did in years before. Continue reading Best chips ever!

North and South Fringes

Our work days in June found our volunteers criss-crossing Norwich to visit several sites either side of the City. Variety is the spice of life they say and also that travel broadens the mind so clearly, we’re onto a good thing! This blog starts in the South and then heads to the northern Fringes of Norwich. Continue reading North and South Fringes

Out and about in the merrie month of May

Ne’er cast a clout till May be out’ goes the old saying. Our volunteers were back out on our sites during May and whether or not they “cast a clout” depends on your understanding on what this means. The popular view is that this refers to casting-off clothing layers as the weather warms up and we did have some sunny days in May where we got down to our shirtsleeves. Continue reading Out and about in the merrie month of May