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Hedgerow planting at Williamthorpe Nature Reserve

eleanorc
By eleanorc
21st September 2022

Recently we spent another great out-of-office day at Williamthorpe Nature Reserve on the Five Pits Trail.

CPRE Derbyshire is working with Groundwork Greater Nottingham and Derbyshire County Council Countryside Services to plant and lay over 300 metres of hedgerow this winter.

This is part of the Hedgerow Heroes campaign, which aims to increase the hedgerow network by 40% by 2050.

You can find out more about the other projects running in the East Midlands here – https://www.cprederbyshire.org.uk/news/cpre-secures-funding-for-12-hedgerow-projects-in-the-east-midlands/

For information on CPRE’s national hedgerow campaign head here – https://www.cpre.org.uk/what-we-care-about/nature-and-landscapes/hedgerows/

Williamthorpe Nature Reserve
(L-R) Marion Farrell, Jo Phelan (Groundwork), Simon Siddle – DCC Countryside Officer and Charles Nembhard (Groundwork)