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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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