Category Archives: Post-event Feedback

Hedge-laying at Parc Slip 02/12/02

There was a good turn out of volunteers at Parc Slip Nature Reserve on a frosty but sunny Sunday morning to lay hedgerow.  Hywel our instructor for the day gave us a very interesting talk about traditional hedges and their … Continue reading

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Didn’t we do well? :-)

Balsam Bashing Feed back Following our successful balsam bash at Och y Draw Farm on the 23rd June, we’ve been back to have a look at the extent of the work we did.  Here’s a few photos to show how … Continue reading

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Dry Stone Walling 21st & 22nd July

The great weather over the weekend made for a very successful walling event. With Hywel only being slightly late, and despite Rob forgetting to mention about the state of the road on the way up to the farm, we managed … Continue reading

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Bryngarw Balsam Bashed! – 7th July

We welcomed 2 new volunteers who braved the inclement July weather – Charlene and her son Josh, plus 5 regulars, Dan and Helen. Although the weather wasn’t great, we managed to do 4 hours work and cleared quite a large … Continue reading

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Sand Dune Survivors Plant Walk 30th June

Newton Sand Dune Survivors Plant Walk 30 June 2012   It was with great astonishment (more than timing) that the rain held off for the plant walk.  Mad Leigh kindly agreed to make a list of the plants and be … Continue reading

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Ochwr Draw Farm Balsam Bash 23rd June

Ochw Draw Farm Balsam Bash 23 June 2012     Even an early down pour couldn’t dampen the spirits of the 11 who attended the great Ochw Draw ‘ Balsam bash’.   Despite a number of aching backs, by the … Continue reading

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Rob and Geoff to the rescue!

Bridgend’s answer to ‘Rhys to the Rescue’   Rob and Geoff (aka Batman and Robin although the roles appear to be interchangeable!) made a mercy dash to a colleague’s garden last night to rescue a sizeable  grass snake (natrix natrix) … Continue reading

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