Monthly Archives: October 2013

Fungi foray and some rarities


Back to work. The first day back is always a catch-up to see what work has been finished and what work needs to be done. As it turns out I was mistaken about the tree guards, there were ten left … Continue reading

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Hospital jobs and ecological oranges


Hospital jobs- what on earth are they? Actually nothing to do with a hospital (not sure where the term came from). As a little holiday was needed I had to find some jobs for the forestry team for the week … Continue reading

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Apples, hedges and pike


Work this week was much the same as last week, but we did pull up all the crayfish traps as the survey had finished. The outcome? No crayfish, either native or alien, so the process of introducing native crayfish can … Continue reading

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Uncovered


“Uncovered “! Not quite sure why it was called this but last weekend’s event was all to do with food production on the Wimpole Estate; other properties had different roles in the Uncovered story. To be honest when you produce … Continue reading

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Fungi galore


The crayfish traps have been out for a few days and, although some other critters have turned up, ย alas – no native crayfish have been caught. The good news is – no alien crayfish have been caught either. One unusual … Continue reading

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And I thought the week had been quiet !


You’ll just have to wait ’til the end to find out. Victoria Drive needs a stock fence and we needed more cleft oak stakes- 350 in all. All the smaller oak timber we had collected from Four Acre would generally … Continue reading

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