As the weather picks up again we have a few projects on the go:
We fished a fridge out of the Beck last week in our little survey of the downstream stretch below the dam:
We are preparing plans to tackle litter and plastics along the Beck more comprehensively in the coming months. And collecting wildflower seed to redistribute around the less flowered parts of the valley.
In the more salubrious parts of the valley, the final wildflower show of the summer is in bloom: banks of Scabious in the horse pastures.
The swans have left the main lake at the dam and ventured to the more weedy pond on the golf course:
It’s been a phenomenal summer for mushrooms: hot and intermittently wet.