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Otters and reed buntings make this project so worthwhile...

Progress Report

Progress Report (24 Jul 2014)

Wharf Stream is coping with abundant growth of reeds, grasses, water mint and watercress. The photos ‘before’ and ‘after’ (here) show how we maintain this treasure.

In Ollie Dog this morning we came across a half eaten 18 carp in the reeds on the north bank. The reeds had not been disturbed from the land side so we suspected ‘otters’. Sure enough a few minutes later, on the south bank, there was a movement in the reeds we all three saw it. The disturbance was too robust to be a bird, so I reckon we had been a few feet from an otter. We also found a reed bunting nest ...

If you want to help out, we go down most Thursdays about 09:45. We could do with another ‘fit’ member, as two of us are burnt out after 15 minutes work!

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