Saturday 9th November 2013: Tree Planting and Wildlife Corridor Restoration

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Volunteers of all ages joined Macclesfield RSPB Wildlife Explorers on a footpath in Sutton to plant more than 400 trees received as part of a Community Tree Pack from
The Woodland Trust.
 
 
 
 
 
 
44 volunteers armed with spades and shovels headed out into the beautiful Cheshire countryside on Saturday to help restore an area of hedgerow.
  

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The trees that we planted will create a new hedge against a bare wire fence and they also form a wildlife corridor linking a nearby area of woodland. In years to come this will benefit wildlife by providing additional habitat and it will also afford future users of the Public Footpath and Bridlepath an experience richer in plant life, wild birds, and wildlife.
 
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The weather was extremely kind to our hard-working tree-planters and the group spent the morning bathed in autumn sunshine- later in the afternoon heavy rain meant that our new saplings were well watered in!
 
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 After our hard work planting trees we enjoyed some very welcome refreshments.
 
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Thank you to everyone who helped.
We had a fabulous morning and achieved a huge amount.
 
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 Well done everyone!

 

More about The Woodland Trust:
Our vision is a UK rich in woods and trees, enjoyed and valued by everyone.
We aim to create new native woodland with the help of communities, schools, organisations and individuals; protect our precious ancient woods, restore the ones that are damaged and fight for those under threat; inspire people up and down the country to visit woods, plant trees, and enjoy the many benefits that woodland has to offer.
 

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