Tag Archives: Conservation

Plastic Rubbish And Rubbish Rafts Along The Middle And North Sections Of Wilden Marsh Nature Reserve

Leaving Linda and Mike Averill collecting and bagging plastic bottles on the South Riverside Pasture yesterday afternoon, I went off to inspect the River Stour flowing through the middle and north marshes. The high levels of fast flowing water has … Continue reading

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The River Stour Big Flood Of 27th December 2017

The River Stour was in big flood yesterday, as opposed to being in great flood. In a big flood, River Stour waters trickle over its bank onto the marsh. In a great flood, the waters gush over the riverbanks and … Continue reading

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The marsh colours are changing and the leaves are falling. 

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Himalayan Balsam Eaters.

Sunrise: 04.51 Sunset: 09.24  

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Coppicing Willow along the North Pond Chain. 

Sunrise: 05. 48     Sunset: 08.26 Wilden Marshers have been out all day coppicing willow at the shallow end of the North Pond Chain. Our day started overcast, but it turned into a really beautiful day at around 11 … Continue reading

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The Slashpond in Broad Haven, Pembrokeshire. 

    https://www.facebook.com/supporttheboardwalk/posts/797512617005006 http://www.supporttheboardwalk.co.uk/ It is amazing what a few interested and hardworking volunteers can achieve when they apply their minds and muscle for an excellent cause. They are improving and maintaining a small seaside marsh. As a Reserve Manager, … Continue reading

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The morning after the night before.

Sunrise: 07.55 Sunset: 04.00 Yesterday’s willow pollarding generated a large pile of brash that we were unable to fully burn by the end of the day. It is impossible to completely burn-down a large pile of brash to white ash … Continue reading

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