Volunteers are being sought to assist at two sensible conservation days at Fremington Local Nature Reserve subsequent month.
The two occasions might be carried out following present Covid-19 steering and can happen on the on the next dates:
- Wednesday 2 February from 10am – 3pm – involving scrub clearance and meadow administration at Leat Meadow. Clearing grass and scrub will open up the world and encourage wild flowers in the summer season. Meeting on the Beechfield Centre automotive park, EX31 3DD
- Sunday 13 February from 10am – 3pm, involving clearing alder scrub encroaching into the meadow and eradicating three cornered leek (a non-native invasive species) at Lovell’s Field. Meeting on the village inexperienced, with parking accessible on the public automotive park subsequent to Fremington Medical Centre, EX31 2PG
Leader of North Devon Council, Councillor David Worden, says: “These events are a great example of how our local communities can work together to improve their area through volunteer efforts. It’s free, open to everyone and volunteers can help wildlife while meeting new people and being active in a beautiful natural setting.”
Local ward member for Fremington, Councillor Jayne Mackie says: “This is an excellent alternative to fulfill new and like-minded individuals. Particularly for residents who’ve extra just lately moved into Fremington and Yelland and need to protect the numerous environmental benefits we take pleasure in. We are happy with volunteer involvement in our Ward, the place all are welcome to hitch us.”
Fremington Local Nature Reserve is collectively owned and managed by North Devon Council and Fremington Parish Council.
Anyone wishing to participate in this nature conservation work is requested to guide their place by calling the Parks unit at North Devon Council on 01271 388326 or electronic mail email@example.com.
Volunteers ought to convey a drink and a packed lunch, put on clothes applicable for the climate and durable footwear appropriate for uneven floor.