Visit to Gully Cave, July 2021

Walking up to the site                         Working outside the entrance              Photos by David Shears.

Site before clearing by volunteers                     Big pile of brecca (from Italian for rubble)

Volunteers clearing away rubble

Outside the entrance to the cave                            Finds Table                          Photos by Greg Villis

A large auroch bone from a previous dig                           Bones    Photos by Joan Goddard

Working inside the cave   Photo by Greg Villis

Wild flowers at Sladers Leigh. July 2021. Photos by Judith Tranter


Betony                                              Orchid

Meadowsweet                                            Scabious                      

Tangled vegetation 

A perfect bouquet                                                              A quiet corner

Small leaved limes flowering                                                          

Slader's Leigh  2nd May 2021.  Photos by Judith Tranter

Blue bells , windflowers and garlic under the old oak          A wild garlic carpet

An ash grove - what will their fate be, will they survive     
the dieback epidemic hidden away in our reserve?              A small leaved lime , layered and ready for transplanting

The pond is nearly dry after this last months' drought             A bright oasis of Green peace

Fungi in a Wood near Chewton Mendip, April 2020. Photos by Mary Heffernan

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