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Friday, February 28th, 2014 | Author:

a valiant attempt to divert the river !

Ver blockage 2014













which is now running into the drainage channel and flowing backwards to the site

Ver divert 2014

Monday, January 16th, 2012 | Author:

Could this be the true first sign of spring?

spotted on site early morning January 16th.

… too cold to be enjoying the view though ….

Sunday, October 02nd, 2011 | Author:

It’s a typically pleasant view, spot the heron….

In the willow top right:

 and lurking in the backwater……


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Sunday, February 27th, 2011 | Author:

view over the mere, through the rain

Sunday morning, the rain has come,  the maintenance crew have had their monthly exercise and left for home and a well-earned rest.  Here’s a view through the rain, over the mere, from the birdhide.

Appearing between the two willow trees is our willow sculpture, at an early stage and forming  one of a series of temporary installations  to be created around St Albans during February and March.

……. and as seen from the Albanway cyclepath, under construction. What is it?  Rotary washing line, organic satellite dish ?  You may well ask   …  more details to be provided in our next newsletter.

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Sunday, January 27th, 2008 | Author:

Sunday January 27th

Snowdrops have appeared along the riverbank. Maybe early, but about the same time as last year.





After due consideration of the Health and Safety policy and a detailed risk assessment, intrepid volunteers scale the site uplands looking for early flowering alpines.













…….and back at base camp by the lake, the traditional launching of straw into the water.



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