Speckled Wood on Bramble
Howardian
Local Nature Reserve

Introduction

Aerial View &
Location Map


Habitats

Animals

Dormice

Birds

Invertebrates

Butterflies

Moths

Fauna list

Plants

Orchids

Trees/Shrubs

Fungi

Lichen, Moss
& Liverworts


Flora list

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Nature Trail

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Management

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Information


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Water Managment
Clearing Water Channels

To maintain and further improve the reserve Planting, Hedge Laying, Thinning,
Water Management, Path Maintenance and Habitat Improvement are undertaken.

Howardian Local Nature Reserve&#010 Rerouting Winter Wetland water supply Howardian Local Nature Reserve 
    Shoreing up banks
2012 was a wet year, the extra water broke the banks of the Winter Wetland supply channel.
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    Digging out the channelHowardian Local Nature Reserve 
    Digging out the channelHowardian Local Nature Reserve 
    Digging out the channel
Rebuilding banks and rerouting the Winter Wetland water supply November 2012.

Howardian Local Nature Reserve&#010 Digging out drainage ditch Howardian Local Nature Reserve 
    Digging drainage ditch
The ditch dug out February 2010 had filled with roots and needed digging out March 2012.

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    Digging out the channelHowardian Local Nature Reserve 
    Digging out the channelHowardian Local Nature Reserve 
    Digging out the channel
Digging out Winter Wetland water supply channel January 2012.

Howardian Local Nature Reserve&#010 Digging out the channel Howardian Local Nature Reserve 
    Digging out the channel
Winter Wetland channel, alongside old 'Orchard Apple', needed digging out March 2011
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    Digging out the channelHowardian Local Nature Reserve 
    Digging out the channelHowardian Local Nature Reserve 
    Digging out the channel
Clearing a blockage of the Winter Wetland water supply channel March 2011.

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    Digging out the drainage ditchHowardian Local Nature Reserve 
    Digging out the drainage ditchHowardian Local Nature Reserve 
    Digging out the drainage ditch
Willow tree roots had invaded a drainage ditch & pipe, both needed digging out February 2010.

Howardian Local Nature Reserve&#010Fallen leaves and debris blocking channel Howardian Local Nature Reserve 
    Breaking through, the water flows again
Water channels need regular clearing as fallen leaves and other debris can easily block them
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    Digging out the channelHowardian Local Nature Reserve 
    Digging out the channelHowardian Local Nature Reserve 
    Digging out the channel
Clearing a blockage of the Winter Wetland water supply channel February 2010.


All photographs have been taken on the reserve © Friends of Howardian LNR

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