Three volunteers in a boat continue South Pond reed clearance at Midhurst

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South Pond Group volunteers took to their boat with the help of South Downs National Park Ranger Angela Ward to remove more giant reeds following initial work by contractors.

More clearance is now being continued by Chichester District Council Staff.

Further work will be done on the north side of the pond in the second phase which will start in the autumn when the birds finish nesting.

Volunteers also picked up litter and erected bat boxes around the pond and Jubilee Path.

The next working group will meet on Saturday, March 4.

Among other tasks will be the putting up of bird boxes.

Anyone wanting to help please meet with other volunteers at 10am at the wooden bridge.

Last Saturday (February 18) some money was found by a volunteer and if anyone has lost cash they should contact southpondgroup@gmail.com

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