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Burton Conservation Volunteers is an independent group carrying out regular practical environmental tasks all year round in the Burton area and slightly further afield. If you are interested in joining us, click here for more details about the group.
See details of our forthcoming tasks in the Calendar.
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Here are a few pictures from our latest workday in the delightful grounds of Sinai House. The outdoor teaching area is beginning to take shape; we tidied up the plunge pool area, using the surplus topsoil to add to the ‘bunds’ (grass mounds) which will be used as a raised seating area. The sheds have […]
We had a work-day at the Toad Hole nature reserve in Branston, a popular walking trail for local residents. Tasks included clearance work along the main footpath, and removing some of the overhanging branches; also the creation of a new ‘secret trail’ through the woods.
Today we resurfaced a footpath which runs alongside the Winshill Water Tower, a familiar landmark on the edge of Burton. This involved laying several tonnes of stone along the path, and it will hopefully in the future avoid the problems with muddy conditions during wet winter weather. We also replaced the posts, rails and side […]
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