Volunteers from the Countryside Management Service have used the skills they learnt last year to provide grazing cattle at Waterford Marsh with another source of drinking water.
When the cows return to Waterford Marsh in the coming weeks they will be greeted by not one but two pasture pumps to drink from (and scratch against!) They will also discover the five new ponds which have been left unfenced and open for them to 'explore'. It is hoped that the combined efforts of these features will help keep the cows out of the River Beane and reduce poaching pressures on the important wildlife-rich riverbanks.
For all other information about the Waterford Marsh Project please visit the project page here.