Keeping bridleways safe

Many tasks carried out by SGCT relate to ongoing maintenance which is largely unseen. Here Nathan uses our pole saw to remove several oak branches that had split and were hanging down over the bridleway through Vane Coppice. On inspection we found another oak tree...

Shearing our sheep

Today we have been shearing the Soay sheep flock with an expert and learning how to see how lanolin (see orange yellow in the fleece in the photo) ‘lifts’ the fleece clear of the skin ready for shearing. We also learned that as its a cold start to May they...