Posted on July 14, 2018
By Michael Griffiths
Category: Wilden Marsh Nature Reserve
Is this expected or is it the result of your current hot and dry weather?
This is a result of the current hot weather, Anne. The marsh levels are dropping quickly now.
Thank you – the image is reminiscent of what we are used to in Africa, not associated with your part of the world at all.
That’s alarmingly dry.
This is what happens on the marsh during long, hot dry spells. South Pool sometimes turns from a body clear standing water to a mud pool, then to a dried-out area of cracked soil, and finally to an area of lush vegetation. Nature adapts.
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