26th September 2016
A group of volunteers were happy to get their feet wet last week to help keep Beam River flowing freely.
Together they contributed 32 hours of work to clear a 25 sq m area within Beam Parklands. Some 54 bags full of bulrush and litter were removed from the river, which will benefit the whole area.
Park Ranger Sonya Kavanagh said: “This part of the river now looks incredible and we couldn’t have done it without the volunteers – helping out at local green spaces is so valuable and we’re really grateful to everyone who gives up their time to make their community a cleaner and safer place for people and wildlife.”
Find out more about Beam Parklands and how you can help by volunteering.
Land, in particular public open space and wildlife, has always been my passion and here at the Land Trust I get to make a difference. I enjoy covering a large area of England and Wales and seeing a wide variety of sites. No site is the same, so it makes my job interesting.
Alison Whitehead, Development Manager
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