Monthly Archives: November 2014

Some Aerial Photographs

Below a PDF of some Aerials taken by Andy Young of Grafton Autumn 2014 The first slide shows the church and the humps and bumps of the deserted village. Grafton Wood Aerials

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Brown Hairstreak Eggs

Yes its egg hunting season – at the work party on Wednesday Trevor was brush-cutting the ride edges and thought he found a Brown Hairstreak  egg on blackthorn – on investigation – Hugh and Dave W,  found 16 eggs within … Continue reading

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The Winter Work Goes On

Dave Llewellyn the contractor came in and hallowed round the veteran oaks –  cutting a wide area along the north east edge of the wood. The volunteers finished cutting 0.7ha coppice plot – just some brash to burn. This is … Continue reading

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The Area Around Grafton

Grafton Wood has the advantage of being a reserve surrounded by non-intensively farmed grassland.  When I moved here 50 years ago there was no arable farming at all in the area. Due to economics the arable farming has increased and … Continue reading

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