Shout out to our amazing volunteers

Everyone had fun getting their hands dirty doing practical conservation work.

Restoration at Claycart Woods

Restoration at Claycart Woods

Many thanks to all the hard working teams – a more friendly and cheerful bunch you could not wish to meet.

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“You are all amazing well done xxx“

Creating a canal-side habitat at Claycart Woods

Our Festival event at Claycart Woods was to create a canal-side habitat for the wildlife.

We built a grass snake egg laying heap and cleared overhanging trees to open up an area suitable for ground flora.

Read the full report from the Blackwater Valley Countryside Partnership

River clearance at Tice’s Meadow

Enjoying a well-earned cuppa!

Enjoying a well-earned cuppa!

River clearance day and it was raining cats and dogs!

Nevertheless, a fantastic amount of work was achieved with the Partnership volunteers, as part of the Festival.
Vegetation was cut back to let light into the river and to prepare the site for a new path surface.

Volunteer day at Rowhill

The Reserve Field Centre was open from 10 am and people were welcome to come and experience a day with the volunteers.