Author Archives: Paul

About Paul

Just trying to create a slice of wildlife and a place for people to chill out and meet new friends in this crazy world that we live in.

A New Way To Support Us

We haven’t done any fund-raising for a while and looking in the Cawston Greenway petty-cash tin, all I can see is a few random pennies and a button that popped off my trousers after the first lockdown!! We have teamed … Continue reading

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More Work on the Wildflower Clearing

Bit of a shaky video of our new clearing. I have a ton of poppy seeds to sow, along with a lot of other locally-sourced wildflower seeds. Mick, Marcus and me today and it was hard, hard work, which is … Continue reading

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We are now at the start of the cutting back season

This is where it gets to be fun!! Five of us today so Lizzie and Grace did a huge litter-pick, Mick tackled the scrub on the south side of the underpass, and Marcus and me cleared the suntrap to the … Continue reading

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The R168 Paths

The R168 network of paths are a series of Public Right of Ways that criss-cross between the Dunchurch Bridleway, Cawston Greenway and Cawston Spinney. The land that these paths cross is about to be developed. This is what we will … Continue reading

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Double Workday

We did our usual Wednesday workday going from the snowdrop bench to Berrybanks. This was litter-picking and snipping back bramble. We then did our weekender, which was from the snowdrop bench but this time heading the other way. We got … Continue reading

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Dino Trail is Up and Running

We created our first try at the Dino Trail this week. The trail runs from the quadrant of four benches, toward Potford Dam and the last bench. Each bench has a marker that is in the shape of a dinosaur … Continue reading

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Dino Trail

The railway path is called the Lias Line. This is because it is built on limestone that was formed in the earliest part of the Jurassic period, lasting from about 208 to 178 million years ago. The system of rocks … Continue reading

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Snippety snip!

Once again me and Marcus snipped back about half a mile with our sheers!!! It is pretty tough going. But the coffee and cookies help. Everybody more than welcome to come along and join in. Collected poppy seeds from another … Continue reading

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Weekender

Our second post-lockdown weekender. Lovely to get out on a Saturday and see loads of different people using the path. We did an urgent cut back on the bit from the snowdrop bench to Potford Dam. It was really getting … Continue reading

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Batman and Robin

Well actually bat boxes and a robin nesting box that we needed to get up. What could possibly go wrong?! After consulting with our wildlife expert, Mick, we felt that the landing-ladders on the boxes were a tadge too short. … Continue reading

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