Category Archives: Group

Buckthorning and Cookout

Thanks to everyone who came to take out sea buckthorn last Wednesday, the catering seemed to go well, particularly my surprise cakes! Thanks to Abbie of the photos.

Posted in Group | Comments Off on Buckthorning and Cookout

Buckthorning in the Sun

Thanks to everyone who came out yesterday to digging out and chop down sea buckthorn up on Gullane Hill. Well done to the pyromaniacs who successfully got the fire burning well. Thanks to MA for the photo.

Posted in Group | Comments Off on Buckthorning in the Sun

Beach Cleaning

A big thank you to the 23 folk who managed to clear rubbish from all of the beach and most of the saltmarsh yesterday. A tremendous effort! We also carried out two surveys, recording all the litter we picked up. … Continue reading

Posted in Group | Comments Off on Beach Cleaning

Thanks to the 22 folk who came along for the first buckthorn bashing session of the year. We cleared a great amount and had a wonderful fire into the bargain. Next one on Sunday 15th.

Posted in Group | Comments Off on

Putting up the Fencing

Thanks to everyone who came along to put the electric fence up on Wednesday. We put up about 7 kilometres of wire! Thanks Abbie for the photos.

Posted in Group | Comments Off on Putting up the Fencing

Tamping, hoiking and Reeling

Thanks to all who came out on Saturday to take out sea buckthorn plants from the species-rich grassland, finish off some fencing work and do a bit more path surfacing work. Thanks Bruce for the photos.

Posted in Group | Comments Off on Tamping, hoiking and Reeling

Grassland Raking

A monumental amount of raking was done on the Turf Nursery to clear of the thick layer of thatch there to allow the emerging plants to push through and to reduce the nutrient input into the very diversity area of … Continue reading

Posted in Group | Comments Off on Grassland Raking

New Year Buckthorning

We had a great turnout of 20 people for the first group of the year when we were up on Gullane Hill, clearing big and small sea buckthorn plants and indulging in a bit of local history around the tank … Continue reading

Posted in Group | Comments Off on New Year Buckthorning

A Fantastic Rubbish Day!

We had a great turnout of 25 willing volunteers who cleared away lots of rubbish off the beach and saltmarsh at the Reserve yesterday. Thanks to Abbie for the photos.

Posted in Group | Comments Off on A Fantastic Rubbish Day!

Beach Clean out West

Thanks to everyone who came along for the beach clean last week. We picked up nearly 90 bags of rubbish! An amazing effort. Here are Abbie’s photos from the day.  

Posted in Group | Comments Off on Beach Clean out West