Wednesday, 2 February 2011

Grouse Count

The Red Grouse population on the Long Mynd was considerably higher than it is now, but it appears to be recovering as a result of the heather management carried out by the National Trust.

We want to recruit as many observers as possible to help with the counts. They will be held every Thursday between mid April and Mid May 2011. Please come to as many as possible.

Project Briefing & Methodology
7.30pm – 8.30pm Thursday 7th April 2011
Carding Mill Valley Tea Room (Refreshments provided)

Observation Dates (All Thursdays) and times
(Sunset is about 8.00pm on the first date, and gets later by 15 minutes per week)
· 6.45pm, 14th April
· 6.55pm, 21st April
· 7.00pm, 28th April
· 7.10pm, 5th May
· 7.15pm, 12th May
Meet at Pole Cottage Car Park (OS Grid Reference SO413937)
or meet at Carding Mill Valley Tea Room half an hour earlier for a lift up
N.B. Lifts must be booked in advance. Arrangements will be announced at the Briefing.

For more information contact:
Leo Smith
01588 638577

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