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Latest management

Yesterday a dozen PLPT volunteers continued to open up the west bank of the RM Canal, cutting back bramble and old reed to encourage regeneration of the linear reedbed. The thickets were more difficult to tackle than anticipated, on account of a tangle of blackthorn within them. We […]

Bird list

A bird list for  Trust land now appears under What we protect > Wildlife The canalside bushes are full of little birds at  moment, principally a band of Long-tailed Tits which roams up & down, trailing Blue, Coal & Great Tits, Goldcrests and even a Treecreeper! Chaffinches, Goldfinches, […]

Latest work party

Yesterday eight of us, including two from Hastings Conservation Volunteers, continued clearing the SE part of Canal Bank (Compartment 5). This entailed the felling of some small trees to let in more light and clearing access to the canal in order to regenerate reed growth where it has […]