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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 […]

Pierrepont working party, 11th June 2011

by Rod Kebble Commitments elswhere reduced our numbers to seven but we nonetheless managed to do several tasks in the day. While two people cleaned up the education room in advance of a visit from the Frensham History Society, two more sowed grass seed around the banks of the new pond — now nearly full […]