While the world has been in lockdown, some essential work on our nature reserves has had to continue as Lucy explains.
"It is a hard heart that doesn’t soften at the sight of a gang of carefree, playful young lambs racing and jumping about."
Nature reserves on floodplains play an important role in preventing flooding downstream, as well as providing homes for wildlife
Six BBOWT staff are running the Oxford Half Marathon to fundraise for BBOWT. Lucy Garrod, Assistant Reserves Officer at Chimney Meadows, has been using the local area for training.
Maybe listening to that gremlin inside me was already reaping rewards...with a bit of luck, a bit of risk taking, and the Wildlife Trust being accustomed to people wanting a switch in direction, I…