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Monitoring group’s August survey

by Brian Lavers August’s monitoring group’s survey was a further measure of the plant species present on the Wey Meadow SSSI (site of special scientific interest) and required the identification of those species present within each of four randomly selected 2-metre square plots. Two of the selected plots were within the areas of short vegetation […]

Pierrepont Southern Marsh Orchid survey 2012

by Brian Lavers On Saturday 16 June five members of the Pierrepont Monitoring Group completed the group’s third annual Southern Marsh Orchid survey on the Wey Meadow SSSI (site of special scientific interest) . The same 100 metre by 50 metre area as in previous years was first marked out with the aid of tape […]

Wey Meadow gets go ahead

by Rod Kebble Natural England, the regulator for Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs), has given written permission for the Pierrepont monitoring group to go ahead with its plan to excavate one of the old water channels in Wey Meadow, which constitutes Unit 5 of the Thursley, Hankley and Frensham Commons SSSI and was once […]

Pierrepont monitoring, 18th June 2011

by Brian Lavers Four of us assembled to complete another sample count of Southern Marsh Orchids on the Wey Meadow SSSI (site of special scientific interest). Despite some heavy and disruptive showers the task was completed in good order. The same sample half hectare of the meadow as last year was marked out using tapes […]