Finishing Off For Now

Thursday 22nd & Friday 23rd November 2018

We returned to the UEA Fen to finish burning the willow scrub we coppiced previously. We were burning on sheets of tin to protect the environment which constrained the size of fire we could build and therefore the amount of material we could burn each day. Continue reading Finishing Off For Now

Blackthorn Time Again!

Thursday 15th & Friday 16th November 2018

Regular readers of our Blogs will recognise that our work is cyclical with the same sites appearing each season and with similar work being undertaken. For us volunteers such visits mark the progress of the year and enable us to see the fruits of our labours from previous seasons. Swardeston Common is a good case since we visit here throughout the year working on different sections – the meadows in the Summer and woodlands in the Autumn and Winter. Continue reading Blackthorn Time Again!