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by Eddie Langrish
Mon Jul 27, 2015 7:35 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Balsam Bashing
Replies: 0
Views: 476

Balsam Bashing

Hi All, Lower Burgh Meadow conservation group had a work day Sunday 26th July, until 12 mid day when the rains came. As suggested by a comment from a reply in the general comments section about Plock Wood, ( please see Comments page relating to Plock Wood for full story ). The group is returning to ...
by Eddie Langrish
Mon Jul 27, 2015 7:17 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Plock Wood balsam removal
Replies: 17
Views: 6066

Plock Wood balsam removal

Hi All, On Sunday 26th July, members attended the groups work day and we have finally cleared the area we know as the Clearing in Plock wood, when we say finally, there is no Balsam to be seen, ( unless we missed one or two ) we know there will be other germinations this year and next spring, as its...
by Eddie Langrish
Sat Jul 25, 2015 7:23 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Plock Wood balsam removal
Replies: 17
Views: 6066

Plock Wood balsam removal

Hi Tony, Thanks for your encouraging comment, yes, the group has cleared a lot of the stuff over the years, we are holding a work day tomorrow Sunday 26th July, actually in the clearing and surrounding areas, if the weather will let us. If anyone wishes to help out, please have your arms and legs co...
by Eddie Langrish
Tue Jul 14, 2015 3:32 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Plock Wood balsam removal
Replies: 17
Views: 6066

Plock Wood balsam removal

Hi All,
Just a up date on the balsam pulling in the clearing, the group has now pulled 151,224.

Cheers Eddie
by Eddie Langrish
Fri Jul 03, 2015 8:46 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Brimstone Larvae 2nd Cholrey Record of breeding
Replies: 2
Views: 1065

Brimstone Larvae 2nd Cholrey Record of breeding

Hi All,
The group planted 8 Alder Buckthorn whips around Lower Burgh Meadow perimeter and woodland to its edge last October.
I witnessed, a female laying on one approximately early/mid may this year.
Today when I looked again, there were 9 larvae, between 3 whips, we planted in full sun.
by Eddie Langrish
Sun Jun 14, 2015 1:09 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Plock Wood balsam removal
Replies: 17
Views: 6066

Plock Wood balsam removal

Hi All, Just a update on the Balsam bashing in the clearing and Plock wood itself. Lower Burgh Meadow conservation group, have in the clearing pulled to date 81,583, scythed 98 square mtrs at 500 per square mtr, totals 130,583 eradicated in the clearing, only 50, 000 to finish, the group will be pul...
by Eddie Langrish
Wed May 27, 2015 2:04 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Mother Swan
Replies: 11
Views: 3075

Mother Swan

Hi All,
I have just seen on this link https://www.facebook.com/groups/5920119 ... 249938850/ that the mother swan at Birkacre has been killed by a dog. :( sorry Eddie
by Eddie Langrish
Wed May 20, 2015 5:53 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Plock Wood balsam removal
Replies: 17
Views: 6066

Plock Wood balsam removal

Hi All,
The group has a work day last Sunday, please see photos below. Thanks Eddie
by Eddie Langrish
Sun May 17, 2015 5:21 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Plock Wood balsam removal
Replies: 17
Views: 6066

Plock Wood balsam removal

Hi All, Lower Burgh Meadow conservation group had a work day today, doing various things on the meadow and woodland in line with the ecologist Management plan. With regards to the clearing in Plock Wood, group members have now smashed through the 50 thousand barrier and the count now stands at 54,98...
by Eddie Langrish
Fri May 15, 2015 11:17 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: House martins
Replies: 6
Views: 1469

Re: House martins

Hi Neil,
Stone houses at the end of Hut Lane, Limbrick, notice 5 flying, working there on Monday, will have a look over Lunch.

Eddie
by Eddie Langrish
Mon May 04, 2015 5:24 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Peragrine.4/5/15
Replies: 1
Views: 776

Re: Peragrine.4/5/15

Hi Nora, on the highest ledge, north east corner 4-50pm. Cheers Eddie
by Eddie Langrish
Wed Apr 29, 2015 1:50 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Plock Wood balsam removal
Replies: 17
Views: 6066

Plock Wood balsam removal

Hi Andy, You have been miss informed, I feel that your whole posting has no diplomacy about it, your title for starters can be said to be aggressive, I also suggest you look up the various translations of Chuffin and the exaggeration that there are no brambles left in Plock wood is also wrong, and y...
by Eddie Langrish
Tue Apr 28, 2015 7:18 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Plock Wood balsam removal
Replies: 17
Views: 6066

Plock Wood balsam removal

HI ALl,
Should have said turn LEFT into wood :oops: Thanks Eddie
by Eddie Langrish
Tue Apr 28, 2015 7:10 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Plock Wood balsam removal
Replies: 17
Views: 6066

Plock Wood balsam removal

Hi All, Lower Burgh Meadow conservation group Records now show 21,160 balsam have been cleared from the area, only an other 228,840 to go. Please make a note in your diaries and come and give us a lift when we are having the Balsam bash public day. It is Sunday 7th June. Meet at the tip kissing gate...
by Eddie Langrish
Thu Apr 23, 2015 9:51 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Plock Wood balsam removal
Replies: 17
Views: 6066

Plock Wood balsam removal

Hi All, Records show that to date this year Lower Burgh Meadow Conservation Group members have pulled 11.580 Balsam from this area and a test 1 square yard area was counted last week and held 1002 of 2 inch high Balsam. The total area approximate average of 300 square yards ( 20 by 15 yards) equates...

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