New blog…

Been spending a lot off time organising the contact details and blog site for a local volunteer group lately… Thats in between the inordinate amount of cover down at the cloud factory,

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My other duties have been on the back burner for weeks, not for much longer though… As of Tuesday, the mole traps will be out and the squirrel traps will be set in place…
Whats the local group you ask? Well, the trapping side of my spare time has taken me on a journey into conservation, red squirrel conservation to be exact…
This local vollunteer group has been set up to basicaly aid gamekeepers, land owners and farmers, not to mention the forestry commision in getting to grips with the ever increasing pressure on our native reds habitat… The influx of the non native grey squirrel along with the pox virus they carry have decimated northern englands red population…
http://warkarearedsquirrels.wordpress.com/ is up and running so that anyone remotely interested can contact, have input  and read whats going on… Theres also a facebook page for whom ever to keep in touch
http://www.facebook.com/WarkAreaRedSquirrels/
And a gmail account and also a text message service…
Me I’m on the pro active side, helping with control and setting up the IT element…
This to and fro has been going since september and things are starting to take shape,  things like the press taking an interest along with getting backing from local business… We even have the beeb wanting some remote camera footage to use in a programme being put together, (don’t know when the bbc are showing it though)…
It’s all eaten up time, so other bits have slipped…
Well thats my plug done, onto the only other bit ‘o’ footage from last week, this lot took great pleasure in following me around the fields when i was checking out the mole action,

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No I wasn’t carrying a bag “o” food…
Well thats me done in, four twelve hour nightshifts has got me beat, this ugly git really does need his beauty sleep…

more scribbles later…TTFN…Posted from WordPress for Android

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