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Sunrise: 07.09 Sunset: 05.37 The living otter holt is finally finished. The build accounted for 44 work hours in total, which is a reasonable time. Nature has to play her part by facilitating rooting of the willow, greening-up of the structure,  and we need a pregnant otter bitch to take up residence. Also read the following posts: https://mike585.wordpress.com/2014/02/08/living-otter-holt-building-5/ https://mike585.wordpress.com/2014/01/26/conservation-sunday-and-living-otter-holt-building-4/ https://mike585.wordpress.com/2014/01/11/living-otter-holt-building-3/ https://mike585.wordpress.com/2014/01/02/living-otter-holt-2/ https://mike585.wordpress.com/2013/12/29/living-otter-holt/ Improvement of the field on the east bank of North… Read More

Sunrise: 07.09 Sunset: 05.37 The living otter holt is finally finished. The build accounted for 44 work hours in total, which is a reasonable time. Nature has to play her part by facilitating rooting of the willow, greening-up of the structure,  and we need a pregnant otter bitch to take up residence. Also read the following posts: http://atomic-temporary-19456464.wpcomstaging.com/2014/02/08/living-otter-holt-building-5/ http://atomic-temporary-19456464.wpcomstaging.com/2014/01/26/conservation-sunday-and-living-otter-holt-building-4/ http://atomic-temporary-19456464.wpcomstaging.com/2014/01/11/living-otter-holt-building-3/ http://atomic-temporary-19456464.wpcomstaging.com/2014/01/02/living-otter-holt-2/ http://atomic-temporary-19456464.wpcomstaging.com/2013/12/29/living-otter-holt/ Improvement of the field on the east bank of North… Read More

Sunrise: 07.59  Sunset: 03.58 Another marsh workday and 15 of us attack the Hillary Road rubbish tip field again. This is where the marsh cattle are secured when there is a risk of the River Stour flooding; it’s the highest field on the marsh. We’ve put a lot of time and effort into improving this field for the benefit of the cattle and other critter that live there. Trees and bramble bushes… Read More