A busy few weeks and now an abrupt stop!

It all seems a bit surreal not having our workdays to look forward to. We get the occasional two week break but not having any workdays planned and no prospect of these returning in the near future because of the threat of the Coronavirus is strange. I have been out with the Project for at least eight years and some volunteers are within reach of getting their long-service medals. Continue reading A busy few weeks and now an abrupt stop!

Marshes and Rain

Marston Marsh: On 15th November it was a day out on Marston Marsh to repair a fence and the path under the guidance of Matt H. One of the cattle had recently escaped from the grazing area and had tried to get onto Marston Lane at the Eaton Village end. (I wonder if it had an escape plan. Where was it heading next?) Fortunately, the field gate and entrance kissing gate provided a final barrier but the posts and rails around the gates were damaged and needed replacing. Continue reading Marshes and Rain

Fenland, Woodland and Commons

Our volunteers have again been visiting the Fringes of Norwich employing their skills and expertise across different habitats over the past few weeks of September and October. Continue reading Fenland, Woodland and Commons

Around and About – A Digest of Recent Work Days

Bowthorpe Southern Park

We returned to the site to undertake further work along the new path linking Bowthorpe to Colney and the Norwich Research Park. A new footbridge linking Bowthorpe Southern Park to Colney was completed in September (please see our blog – “A day in the Country and then off to the Pub!” where we reported on how our volunteers had fenced-off a culvert along the path).  Continue reading Around and About – A Digest of Recent Work Days