Coming and Going

September and October made up for the disappointing summer. The weather was great for fieldwork and for getting projects completed around Sheskinmore. Some bracken was sprayed at Kiltooris and in the sheltered valley west of the mass house, a warm sheltered spot for butterflies that is becoming overgrown by bracken and blackthorn. Some fencing repairs…

Summer 2014 at Sheskinmore and Surrounds

The warm Spring and Summer weather so far, with just the right amount of rain for growth has clearly benefitted all the wild inhabitants at Sheskinmore and beyond. In late May, we had a visit from a local national school and myself and our new volunteer took them for a guided walk around the reserve.…