Days out with Friends

The Norwich Fringe Project support many Friends Groups around our area and our Volunteers recently worked with two of these groups to support them in managing their projects. The Friends Groups usually work in one area looking after a single site or several sites within their locality. Matt at the Fringe Project works with these groups writing a conservation management plan for their sites and leading them on their workdays. Continue reading Days out with Friends

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