Brown’s Field Observation Project Takes Root

Mike from Incredible Farm & Katy and Jenny from Incredible Edible Mytholm (IEM) had a meeting on Brown’s Field/Mytholm Works site earlier this month, to decide on some observation points, rather than relying on a grid as we’d previously thought of doing.

If you’d like to take part in the site observation over the coming year, please get in touch or come to the IEM Members’ and Supporters’ Meeting on Monday 30th September, 7.30pm at the Terrace Room, Hebden Bridge Town Hall, where you can find out more.
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Anyone know what kind of this tree is?

Can anyone tell me what this tree is called (not as in, Ella or Alfred, but its tree name).

In July I wandered round the Mytholm Works site and took several photos of it, so that I could identify its name from my tree book. But I didn’t manage to identify it. It has many trunks, if that’s any help.
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Browns Field Plants – Offcumdens or Locals?

There’s an amazing list of plants native to the HX7 postcode area on the Natural History Museum site.

Why does it matter whether plants are locals or offcumdens? Aren’t they all one big flora family? Well yes, but research shows that indigenous trees support far more insects than imported ones. Maybe it’s the same with other plants too. That would be interesting to find out.

How many of the HX7 native plants can you find on the Browns Field/Mytholm Works site?
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Browns Field Observation Trial

Playing with a way of mapping biodiversity on Browns Field, using the open source Grab a Grid reference tool.

Any people out there who know about permaculture observation, please tell us if this method (outlined below) is likely to be useful for members of the public to observe and record what grows and lives on the field over the next year or so? You can use the reply box or contact form.
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