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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 monitoring, 21st July 2011

by Brian Lavers Due to other commitments, July’s Monitoring Group day at Pierrepont took place on a Thursday and was spent on the Wey Meadow SSSI (site of special scientific interest) where we carried out the first of our planned annual plant diversity surveys. Rain threatened all day but came to nothing. The occasional burst […]