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Monday, May 21st, 2018 | Author:

If you would like to help with maintenance at the WWA Reserve please come along to the working group at the Reserve on Sunday 24th June, starting around 10-00.  The jobs we have to cover are cutting back all of the path borders as recent growth is making it difficult to get around the Reserve.  Also we we will be cutting back a vine that is growing over a shed roof and removing material previously dredged from the water in the channel.

If you have not been to a working group before please find someone with a green tee shirt (with a heron logo) and introduce yourself.  They will help you to find an activity that suits you.  We provide gloves and the tools you will need.  We break for cake and tea/coffee at 12-00, giving an opportunity to chat to other volunteers.
Sunday, November 26th, 2017 | Author:

Thank you to the volunteers who worked hard this morning to remove a fence and clear away brambles and dog wood in the Shady Place.  The photos tell the story of the morning.

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Saturday, October 01st, 2016 | Author:

It has been mentioned that this page is a bit out of sync with the seasons, and so here’s a view shot in September, but this was September 1992 – our formal open day. Star guest David Bellamy has his back to the camera though …..

 

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but just to show that things have been happening, our resident pair of woodpecker busy earlier this year …

 

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Monday, April 11th, 2016 | Author:

Springtime is coming!

With an obvious eye for a view, Soonu Dilke sent us this photo of the Mere (with the willow basket sculpture on the opposite bank) taken on a sunny afternoon in March…

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Many thanks Soonu, we look forward to more of your photos in the future.

Thursday, November 26th, 2015 | Author:

a misty, moisty morning view, recently provided by one of our members

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the best time to appreciate the aesthetics of our shed?
Wednesday, June 03rd, 2015 | Author:

Herony2015 It’s that time of year.

 

 

A heron on sentry duty in the willow tree, looking for a snack in or on the water below. Duckling and fish as likely targets.

….and a fox lurking in the undergrowth, probably heading for nearby back gardens

 

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Friday, February 06th, 2015 | Author:

The flooding of a year ago is practically forgotten.

A clear, cold and still morning on site to do a bit of general tidying and a few sightings in the process, all seen on the mere within 15 minutes or so;

………… a kingfisher enjoying the sunshine

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a tufted duck …….tufted duck2

the ubiquitous mallard showing his colours ……. mallard3

 

……………………..  and is that a little grebe? …. little grebe

Spring is almost sprung!

Thursday, February 20th, 2014 | Author:

7th February, the Ver overflows …

 

wwa tidal path 2014 and a previously waterlogged path disappears

wwa mallard highground mallard head for the high ground

and on the 9th Feb the water level rises to an unprecedented level ….

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when will it end?!