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

Tree Thinning

Thursday 15th February 2018

Following a few weeks planting trees at Charter Wood we have now moved to the other end of the Norwich Southern Bypass to Whitlingham Marsh. Our Thursday group are working on the track which runs alongside the A47 which is a noisy spot with vehicles whizzing past at great speed.  Continue reading Tree Thinning