cleared from Berrow dunes by
sand dunes were given a big clean-up by a group of conservation
volunteers on Sunday (February 24th).
than a dozen volunteers from Bristol University Conservation Group
made their annual visit to the nature reserve to undertake sea
buckthorn scrub clearance.
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," Sedgemoor District
Council's landscape officer Janette Burton told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
reserve is owned and managed by the council and is included within
the Berrow Dunes Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).