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Strangford Lough Working Holiday

Last week, we were very fortunate to be joined by 13 visitors on a National Trust Working Holiday.  Most of these individuals had never been to Northern Ireland before, so Strangford Lough was certainly a good place to explore first.  … Continue reading

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Nugent’s Wood

Today, our volunteer group went to Nugent’s Wood, on the edge of Portaferry, on the Ards Peninsula.  This strip of mixed woodland was once part of the Nugent’s Estate but is now owned by the National Trust and is a … Continue reading

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Killynether Revisited

Our volunteer group had another busy and enjoyable day at Killynether today. We finished off coppicing the section of hazel trees that we started in December (see the first article in this blog on 1st December 2012). As passionate conservationists, … Continue reading

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Killynether Coppicing

The first day of December was a beautifully crisp and bright day – perfect for getting outdoors and enjoying the scenery at Killynether Woods, overlooking the northern end of Strangford Lough.  There were over 20 of us today, and our … Continue reading

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