rain and gales fail to halt Berrow conservation volunteers!
This group of hardy conservation volunteers braved heavy rain
and strong winds to spend Sunday (February 28th) tidying up Berrow's
Sedgemoor Conservation Volunteers made their annual visit to the
nature reserve to plant marram and clear sea buckthorn as part
of a day of conservation work.
and waterproofs were out in force - but the team but a brave face
District Council's landscape officer, Janette Burton, who was
among the group, told Burnham-On-Sea.com at the event: "The
weather's definitely been against today but I am really impressed
with the turnout and thank everyone for their support."
sea buckthorn has spread over about half of the area of the dunes,
leading to the loss of much of the grassland habitat - hence the
need for the regular clean-ups.
reserve is owned and managed by Sedgemoor District Council and
is included within the Berrow Dunes Site of Special Scientific