Category Archives: News

Jim Mart Nature Reserve – butterfly recording opportunity

Following a very successful first year of implementing the butterfly transect at the Jim Mart reserve, there is now an opportunity for one or two more club members to join the recording team. If you can identify the majority of … Continue reading

Posted in News, News & What's On

Jim Mart Nature Reserve – February Work Party

The wet weather persists, so this month’s work party at the Jim Mart reserve will continue with removing decaying vegetation and cutting back/digging up brambles. Parts of the reserve currently resemble a wet sponge underfoot and, although we will aim … Continue reading

Posted in News, News & What's On, Work Parties

Jim Mart Nature Reserve – January Work Party

Jim Mart Nature Reserve work party Due to the high water level in the middle pond we won’t be able to continue the removal of the rushes started in November. This month’s work party will therefore be concentrating on removing … Continue reading

Posted in News, News & What's On, Work Parties

Jim Mart Nature Reserve – November Work Party

This month’s work party will be the last organised one before Christmas, and the last in 2013. It presents an ideal opportunity for members to supplement their Fit-for-Christmas exercise programmes. One of the tasks will be reducing the rushes which … Continue reading

Posted in News, News & What's On, Work Parties

Jim Mart Nature Reserve – October Work Party

This month’s work party will again be lead by committee member Jeff Davies. The focus will be on the west boundary (Press Lane) and the key tasks include clearing the boundary ditch and trimming back any overhanging branches. Handy tools … Continue reading

Posted in News, News & What's On, Work Parties

Jim Mart Nature Reserve – September Work Party

This month’s work party will be lead by committee member Jeff Davies. Meet at the reserve on Saturday, 21st September, at 9:30am. We will finish around lunchtime, with a short break about 11:00am.  All members are welcome and no previous experience … Continue reading

Posted in News, News & What's On, Work Parties

Jim Mart Nature Reserve – August Work Party

Tasks:  mow/strim any paths requiring attention, clear bindweed from the north hedge and tree saplings, reposition the latch on the main gate, finish cleaning up the pumphouse floor… Meet at the reserve on Saturday, 17th August, at 9:30am. We will finish around lunchtime, with a … Continue reading

Posted in News, News & What's On, Work Parties

Jim Mart Nature Reserve – July Work Party

Have the last two weeks been too hot for you? Are you longing for the return of those cool misty days? Join us at the Jim Mart Nature Reserve on Saturday morning when you can imagine that you are on … Continue reading

Posted in News, News & What's On, Work Parties

Jim Mart Nature Reserve – June Work Party

It’s summer time and members will be keen either to demonstrate their gardening skills or to obtain some additional practice. Either way there will be plenty of opportunity at the next work party, which will be on Saturday, 15th June, … Continue reading

Posted in News, News & What's On, Work Parties

Jim Mart NR – May Work Party

The next work party will be on Saturday, 18th May, starting at 9:30am and ending as usual around lunchtime, with a short break around 11:00. Planned tasks are to: complete a new (short) section of drain required on the east … Continue reading

Posted in News, News & What's On, Work Parties