Towpath Taskforce: Kensal Green

Saturday 17th January 2015
Our first session working along side the Canal and River Trust.

We are assigned roles for the afternoon from litter picking to clearing Buddleia from the canal banks.

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Katie here is helped into her life-jacket. As a precaution anyone working near the canal bank must wear a life-jacket.
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Major Buddleia overgrowth!!! This is our vantage point on the barge.
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Cramped location to work in. A saw is needed to separate branches. You can see the branch root sticking out from between the bricks of the wall.
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Once separated we discovered more beneath the waterline.
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Both sides of the bridge finally cleared of Buddleia, we can move on to our next location.
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Here we are making our merry way along the Grand Union Canal Kensal Green.
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Canal boats navigate around this monster. The picture doesn’t do it justice! We left this for another day or perhaps a whole day.
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If you are interested in helping out for a few hours in our Wildlife Area or our Towpath Taskforce days, please come along to our next session. Click for dates and times.

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