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Leaves and trees fall in the autumn

by Rod Kebble The Pierrepont conservation group was back at work in mid-October. On Friday 14th, five volunteers were tending to the hedge in Reeds Left Field, adjacent to the Rural Life Centre and the RSPB’s Farnham Heath reserve, while another was coppicing chestnut in Tankersford Copse. On Saturday 15th, four volunteers made further inroads […]

August & September

by Rod Kebble Holidays and Open Day having intervened, it’s been a while since the last proper post on this site. Here’s a rundown of what has being going on at Pierrepont Farm. Change at the top In mid-August Jonathan Foster, “beloved leader” of The Pierrepont Wrinklies for the past four years, decided it was […]

Rhododendron removal

by Brian Lavers This article first appeared in the Spring 2011 issue of The Lark, the members’ magazine of the Countryside Restoration Trust. Pierrepont is blessed with two largish areas of woodland: Wey Wood, which, as its name suggests, borders a section of the northern bank of the river, and Tankersford, which lies further to […]