28 June 2012
Police Environmental Champions Help Out At Nursery
Environmental champions from Cambridgeshire Constabulary assisted volunteers at a community project at Huntingdonshire Community Nursery in Godmanchester on Friday 15 June.
The champions potted up dog rose seedlings which will eventually be planted in hedgerows, new woodlands and public green spaces across the district, along with other wildlife friendly species.
Amrita Huggins, Huntingdonshire District Council’s Ranger based at the nursery, said: “It was great to have the team down to help with the project. It’s a busy time at the nursery now with the plants in full growth, and their work is really appreciated.”
The Environmental champions hope to return to the nursery to continue their assistance with the project.
Huntingdonshire Community Nursery grows native trees and shrubs from seeds collected from local ancient woodland. The trees are provided to tree wardens to plant in parishes across the district, to help create habitats that benefit nature and people. The nursery also grows fruit, vegetables and plants which are available for members of the public to buy.
If you are interested in organising a volunteering event for your staff or colleagues, or if you are an individual interested in gardening/tree nursery volunteer work, contact Amrita Huggins on 07748 623073.