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Tag Archive: outdoors

Frozen

It has been a very cold week but lovely and bright at times.  There have been some great ice features in the quarry so we thought we would share them with you. The dying salmon had moved so little its fin…
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The Oaks Secondary School @ Harehope Quarry

The Oaks Secondary School regularly uses the quarry for visits.  The site is used for a variety of outdoor learning activities from general environmental education and fieldwork to building confidence and self esteem.  One of the highlights of their visits is…
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Early foraging

The time finally seems right to start some early foraging.  The wild garlic is now well out of the ground and we can replenish our stocks of dried wild garlic to last throughout the year.  It is great to sprinkle…
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First signs of spring

I know it is still only January but it felt like spring in the quarry this morning.  A great time to get out and about and explore.  There is lots to see at the moment; goosander fishing in the river,…
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Autumn-foraging

An introduction to foraging for wild food – foraging in autumn

  An introduction to the wild food available in the autumn: find out what’s edible and what’s not! There’s a whole load of wild food all around us; it’s just a matter of knowing what is edible, what is poisonous and what…
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