Another Road Trip for our Volunteers

Following our three day residency at Swardeston Common during August our volunteers hit the road again to take their expertise to a number of sites around Norwich. We had a variety of tasks to undertake to keep on top of our Summer programme of cutting and clearing to maintain paths at our sites. So, as well as working our wonders at the sites we also had to remember which site to visit on which day! Anyway, it was an opportunity to explore Norwich and its surroundings. Continue reading Another Road Trip for our Volunteers

On the road with our Volunteers

Since we published our last Blog in May we have been busy roaming the hinterlands of Norwich tackling a variety of summer jobs keeping the footpaths clear and repairing and maintaining structures. So, here is a summary of what we have been doing. Continue reading On the road with our Volunteers

Three Score Hedgerow Project

Friday 23rd February, Thursday 8th & Friday 10th March 2018

Our volunteers have been working on the restoration of an ancient hedgerow on the edge of the Three Score housing development in Bowthorpe. The hedgerow borders both sides of a grass track which was probably used by drovers moving cattle between Bowthorpe Hall farm to grazing areas on Bowthorpe marshes. The open land either side of the hedge was once farmland but has remained untouched for some years. The eastern side of the track is earmarked for housing and over the next decade will steadily take over the area.  The western side will remain as an open amenity area with wild flower meadows and paths. Continue reading Three Score Hedgerow Project