Overbury Estate 21/11/2021
GVCV TASK 21 November 2021 – Overbury
Volunteers from Gloucester Vale support a range of conservation activity on the Overbury estate.
On Sunday 21st November 2021, volunteers worked on glorious winter sunshine around the estates reservoir.
Pollarding (cutting a waist height or above) mature willow maintains the habitats around the reservoir which in turn supports a range of animal species including kingfisher
Tackling the willow around the edge of the reservoir
.Stacking the smaller stems for re-use
Stacking larger stems for re-use
Beautifully trimmed willow trunk ready to regenerate
Fully cleared area around the lake allowing access and enabling light to reach the water
The happy fullfilled group at the end of the day (plus Dave behind the camera)