volunteers target sea
buckthorn in Berrow dunes
joined a day of conservation work in Berrow dunes on Sunday (February
of the public joined Sedgemoor Conservation Volunteers as they
made their annual trip to carry out the clearance of sea buckthorn.
volunteers also planted marram on the foredunes as part of an
ongoing dune restoration scheme, as pictured.
its introduction less than a century ago, the sea buckthorn has
spread over about half of the reserve, leading to the loss of
much of the species-rich grassland habitat," Janette Burton,
Sedgemoor's Landscape Officer, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
Top, the volunteers at the start of Sunday's event and, above,
planting marram on the foredunes