On Thursday 10th July the Cubs & Scouts of 3rd Romsey Scout Group teamed up with Catherine Chatters the New Forest Non-Native Plants Officer of the Hampshire Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust to help her remove Himalayan Balsam along the Cadnam River at Ower.

This is the second year that the Cubs & Scouts have joined with Catherine to help local landowners by pulling the invasive non-native Himalayan balsam from local watercourses.

The Cubs started in the fields along the river and were not deterred by the stinging nettles in the meadow they were clearing, their …read moreFrom: Woodsmoke 500

Himalayan Balsam pulling at the Cadnam River, Ower

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