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Pierrepont plant ponder

by Brian Lavers This year’s Spring plant survey along the 30-metre transect through the edge of the Tankersford chestnut coppice again provided plenty to puzzle over, a challenge made more challenging by the fact that not one of the plants boasted a flower. However, the monitoring volunteers brushed off such minor difficulties and rose to […]

First sighting of monitors

by Rod Kebble The cry of the returning Pierrepont monitoring group was heard for the first time this Spring in Tankersford Copse yesterday (31st March). These warm-blooded creatures usually hibernate or fly south in December and January, returning to the farm around the third week of February. But this year, for a variety of reasons […]