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It's that helicopter time of year again
The Moors For The Future project has been working since 2003 to repair the damage caused to the moorland of the Dark Peak, which I live on the edge of. Part of this work involves spreading heather brash over the areas of eroded peat, so as to provide a ...
28-Jan-2011
14:40:49
2
Airborne muckspreader
A couple of weeks ago the Moors For the Future folks started up the heather brash spreading operations that I've helped out with before. The aim is to spread a thin layer of chopped up heather (brash) over the bare peat as part of the process of getting ...
05-Apr-2006
11:12:20
3
First t-shirt patrol of the year
Today was really rather warm - in the mid to upper teens (mid 60's fahrenheit for any colonials listening in), so rather than being bundled up like an Inuit I got to walk around in my t-shirt - it looks like spring is really here at last. Unfortunately ...
19-Mar-2005
07:12:37
4
Helicopter in the hills
The Moors For The Future project are back on the job again, spreading cut heather on Bleaklow as part of the attempt to re-vegetate the eroded peat. I helped out with loading the lift bags last year, and this year I'm getting to help with the second ...
07-Jan-2005
10:45:49