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Sutton Nature Volunteers Create Cattle Corral for Cuddington Meadows

This volunteering mission took several days of work. So here’s the Cuddingtom Meadows cattle corral diary! 28th February The weather had returned to the usual Wintry on/off showers consistent with the time of the year, but it didn’t deter a… Continue Reading →

Problematic Plants

This Tuesday volunteers spent the day at several different sites removing two problematic plants: ground elder (Aegopodium podagraria) and ragwort (Senecio jacobaea).  The first of these, ground elder, is a perennial plant belonging to the carrot family, that is said to have… Continue Reading →

Cuddington Meadows

On Tuesday 13th May the volunteers were at Cuddington Meadows to remove some of the overgrown ground elder (Aegopodium podagraria). Cuddington Meadows is still one of the best chalk grassland sites in Sutton and contains key chalk grassland species, as… Continue Reading →

Chalk Grassland Habitats

 This week we are shining the spotlight on chalk grassland habitats. Here in Sutton we are lucky enough to have several chalk grassland sites, including: Cuddington Meadows, Avenue Primary School Nature Area, Carshalton Road Pastures, Devonshire Avenue Nature Area, Wellfield Grasslands… Continue Reading →

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