Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th November + Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd December

Autumn Tree & Hedge Planting

We secured £5000 from the fund ‘Greening the City’ to plant hedges.

We’ll also do some Winter twig ID and plant out some standards.

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Winter 2023 Newsletter

FoBM Christmas Newsletter This year has seen the Herefordshire Wildlife Trust (HWT) take over Bartonsham Meadows as their newest and largest nature reserve. Work has begun to regenerate and restore the Meadows to biodiverse floodplain habitat – the wild heart of Hereford. In this newsletter Management Update Hedgerow Planting Words: Anna Gundrey We’ve had four super productive days of hedge planting on the Meadow in November and early December. There was a really good turn …

Autum 2023 Newsletter

Welcome to our bumper issue – with steps already being made in the restoration of the Meadows, there is a lot to update you on and plenty to get involved in. Read on for: Amazing AGM We held our second ever AGM on Monday 18 September with a packed hall of 45+ supporters. After keeping you waiting while we sweated the technology Ruth gave a chair report and Dick a treasurer’s report. Ruth noted that …

Summer 2023 Newsletter

As promised we’ve got a BUMPER of a newsletter for you – everything from events, updates and a Nettle Cupcake recipe: Herefordshire Wildlife Trust: Site Management Plan Words: Dave Hutton, of the Herefordshire Wildlife Trust Herefordshire Wildlife Trust (HWT) have now signed a 25 year Lease with the Church Commissioners who own the site and have drawn up a draft plan for the management of Bartonsham Meadows to be agreed by the Commissioners. HWT’s Primary …


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