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By Haddenham Webteam - 28th February 2016 5:30pm
Volunteer manager of Snakemoor nature reserve, Robyn Thorogood, reports that a great deal of work was completed by his local volunteer group of workers on Saturday 27th February.
The group comprised: Guy & Alec Redshaw, Brian Fattorini, Ross Haworth, Wendy Brazier, Andrew & Mary Hearsey, Ann & Tony Warris, JIm Joiner, Sarah Heydon with Rob McLoughlin & Maggie, Bill Piers, Roger Rowe, plus Chris and Robyn Thorogood.
The impressive list of completed tasks included:
- Large fallen Willow over pond removed
- Elder trees along ditch at station end removed
- Four Black Poplar planted (female tree at station end and then alternate male and female) Snowdrops moved to along ditch and at reserve entrance
- Rubbish picked up from adjacent field at entrance
- Holes dug or re-dug ready for four Sweet Chestnut trees
- Dead lying wood removed to wood heaps
- Ditch cleared
- Cherry saplings removed
- Notice board cleaned
Refreshments to fuel the troops were kindly provided by Chris Thorogood.
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