Another example of disregard for wildlife, nature and public opinion – happening all over the country, right now…

Combe Haven Defenders

It’s believed contractors will be trying to cut hedgerows from Monday 18th Feb and that they have only a 2 week window given the nesting season deadline of 1st March. This gives protestors a further chance to delay work and keep the issue in the public eye. It’s not clear where contractors will be working, so it would be good to link up with other protestors, be mobile, and stay in touch (to share info, and to sign up for “in-the-field” text updates, text CHD on 07926 423033).

Adams fm trkMany of the hedgerows in the valley date back to medieval times and are incredibly rich islands of biodiversity, of which the abundant birdlife is but one manifestation.

According to Natural England “All wild birds are protected. This includes their nests (whilst in use or being built) as well as any eggs the nest may contain. Under the Wildlife & Countryside Act…

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