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Endeavour's endeavours

Regular updates on the environmental work carried out by our volunteer Swingbridge Endeavour crews.

Seven on the boat today including three new clients.

After the usual maintenance checks and boat briefing, we headed down river with all participants having a go at lock operation during the day. On arriving at the site, we admired the wattle barriers installed by M and team – nice job, guys!

We didn’t really have time to start building the barrier on a further dog-hole, so chose to backfill the ones already started by repurposing some of the scalpings dumped further along the bank. As always, it took a lot more barrow-fulls than expected! It would benefit by being topped with some soil.

We had a late lunch while on the move back to the mooring. The ‘Monday Magic’ ran out just before Millmead, so we ‘enjoyed’ heavy rain for last leg of our return.


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