Haddenham Bucks

Snakemoor Update

Home » News » Snakemoor Update
Aconites - Snakemoor Jan 2018
Ditch waterfall Jan 2018

Robyn Thorogood, the volunteer manager of Snakemoor nature reserve reports on the latest work party, conducted at the end of January.

A work party was convened on Saturday 27th January 2018, but it proved to be a rather annoying visit to our local nature reserve.

There was quite a lot of mucky rubbish to be cleaned up — this included a full doggy-poo bag, a pair of underpants near the entrance, a syringe, a cigarette lighter, sweet papers and more.

There was also the limb of a tree and much ivy dumped at the entrance — that will be a morning's work for two volunteers to clear away. Although this dumping was not household rubbish in the traditional sense, it's still a form of fly tipping and is totally unacceptable.

Some good news to report, though.

The aconites planted several years ago are looking stronger (just off South-East corner of the meadow). However, those we planted last year are still not showing — perhaps next year.

The ditch waterfall doing well — see photo.

The next work party will be on Saturday 24th February, starting at 9.30am — new helpers would be very welcome!

Robyn Thorogood
Volunteer Snakemoor Manager

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Village Picture House_Jun21
Haddenham Webteam: Tue 11 May 2:00pm

The Village Picture House plans to reopen in a few weeks' time, providing that the Government confirms the expected easing in lockdown restrictions on 17th May.Our first screening is 42nd Street: The Musical on Thursday 3rd June — a lavish production of the legendary Broadway classic captured live at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. This will be followed at fortnightly intervals by the films...

Spring Trail 01
Haddenham Webteam: Tue 11 May 12:45pm

The PTA of Haddenham St Mary's CE School is holding a 'Spring Trail' from Saturday 22nd May — Sunday 6th June inclusive in order to raise funds for the school.Follow the trail around the village to collect the Spring symbols. Each symbol stands for a letter of the alphabet that spells a Springtime word.Click this link or scan the QR code to...

Museum Entry
Christina Jeffery: Mon 10 May 8:15am

After several months of closure Haddenham Museum is due to re-open on Sunday 23rd May, 2-4pm. It will be open the following Sunday too, and will also have a special bank holiday opening on Monday, May 31.In the meantime, because some of the stewards have had to give up helping at the museum, the trustees are looking for new stewards to man the museum for a couple of hours on Sunday afternoons...