Wight Conservation - December 2007

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Welcome to the Dairy Barn!

Bull calves Ruairidh 4th and Eoin of Mottistone
welcoming our self-catering guests for Christmas

Woodland pond restoration -

Woodland management

Lichens and fungi -

Standing and fallen deadwood -

See how natural re-growth
is embracing the old stem

Fallen ash.  It will be left as is.
Note the new shoots from trunk base.

Fallen branches from veteran trees are left to lie and rot providing
a wonderful habitat for a wide range of bugs and beetles

Winter grazing scenes -

Show yearlings

Tanya and Lady Alma – our show yearling heifers at Mortimer’s Farm, Fairoak.

Breed Champion

Lucy of Mottistone, 2006 Breed Champion at Edenbridge, enjoying
the winter sunshine and scenery

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