Tag Archives: nature trail

Litter picked and snipped

It felt like we were never going to get to the end of our litter picking and snipping back sessions over the last few months. But we eventually got to the little triangle of light at the end. Everything is … Continue reading

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Another Solo Workday

This week was just a bit of “light touch” maintenance. Actually staining one of the picnic benches. I will give it another coat and do the underside, on my next visit. It was a good time to enjoy the path. … Continue reading

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We Are Back (sort of)

Sustrans have given us the green light to work on the disused railway, but not as a group (unless from the same household) and only to do very light work. A great step forwards. I started at Potford Dam and … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung

Spring has sprung, right out of a railway carriage. It must have been a bumpy ride for the rest of the journey… Our great friend Andrew has made us five more bird-boxes. We have placed these between Berrybanks and where … Continue reading

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Missing in Action

It was a cold day in March when we lost two of our rakes. Someone had hidden them somewhere “safe” and then couldn’t find them! Today I remembered where I had put them… Welcome back, rakes. It was me, Mick, … Continue reading

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Taking Green to the Extreme!

We have been keeping this path clear, open and as a nice nature-walk for about ten years now. We have had a lot of people pass through, joining work parties for a few weeks, a few months, a few years, … Continue reading

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Seek and you will find…

The wildflower plant ID app (Seek)┬áthat David from Sustrans told us about is really coming into its own. The purists might say that we are cheating and should be scouring books and ID guides, but a lot of what I … Continue reading

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It’s a Balancing Act

Trying to balance and spin all the plates on the greenway is tough… A bit like life in general I guess, with so many things pulling at you for time and attention. With the path, it could just be a … Continue reading

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Record Bench Build

It was only a matter of time until the professional bench-builders hit the trail. I would say that this one took Aaron and myself about 45 minutes to build… Ahem, sorry, did someone say, 1 hour and 45 mins? Only … Continue reading

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