Tag Archives: Wyre Forest Grazing Animals Project

Hooray! The Sun is Shining and I can See The Grass Growing

A brilliantly sunny dawn broke with my cup of tea this morning; after the dismal weather we’ve had lately, it’s a very welcome change. There was no need to search the north marsh for cattle, because they were waiting in … Continue reading

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North Pond This Evening

I shot this image earlier, an hour before sunset, whilst checking the cattle. The sky looked heavy, like a deluge might descend on the marsh at any moment, but it didn’t happen. The heronry was unusually quiet. Shining a torch … Continue reading

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Wilden Marsh Toads

Wyre Forest District Council Ranger, Adam Wright, sent me these photographs and a short video of mating toads he stumbled upon in North Pond, whilst delivering cattle pellets for Buttercup. Adam comments: “I met the toads of Wilden Marsh earlier … Continue reading

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More Grass Please!

I wish I had this amount of grass in North Pasture at the moment. The herd has had free access to all the northern pastures for the last six weeks and have eaten pretty much everything on offer; the new … Continue reading

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Wayne and Waynetta

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Nia Shetland’s First Proper Soaking

One month old Nia Shetland survived the Beast from the East, and her first real soaking when the sky opened and dropped a deluge on the herd and me.”Bucketing down” is not too strong a term to use here. Nia … Continue reading

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Waynetta Looking at Hoo Brook

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