Monthly Archives: October 2012

Access to Grafton for Work Parties

Due to the ground conditions from Wednesday 31st October we will go up to the wood from Kington and Dormston Village Hall Map below. Usual meeting time at 10:00. We will use wheel barrows to take the tools to the wood. Continue reading

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Some Autumn Photographs

Autumn seemed to arrive this weekend Redwing and Fieldfare everywhere – on Wednesday we saw a small flock of Golden Plover flying over the wood. The winter work went on – Martyn and Peter continued with the ride mowing while the rest of us tried t… Continue reading

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Winter Work

The winter work at Grafton is going well thanks to the good turn-out of volunteers.The South Coppice Plot is almost complete (0.5 HA) and Martyn has started the winter mowing. Photograph shows the ride through the conifer plot looking really good. Continue reading

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Fungus Day

Nick Williams came to Grafton on 9th October to look at some of Grafton Fungi. The list is below with some of Nick’s photographs. This is a good year at Grafton for Fungi if anyone is interested. Continue reading

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October Brown Hairstreak

Dave Williams has been determined to photograph a Brown Hairstreak in October and this Saturday on a lovely sunny day he achieved it. See Pics. As a bonus he also managed to photograph a large Grass Snake. Continue reading

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Transect Results for 2012

Below the Butterfly Transect results for 2012: Really bad year due to poor weather. However some species did well – Meadow Brown and Gatekeeper. The late spring species like Green-veined White and White Admiral did badly. Also below a photograph o… Continue reading

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