Report D045 **

Problem: Creeping & Spear/Marsh thistle in sheep pastures
Where: Malham Tarn. English Nature/National Trust
When. July 20th 2004
Status: SSSI
Area: Unrecorded / large
Detail: Demonstrate & talk to some 30 assembled farmers, conservationists, water-board officers. Day shared with demonstrations of Weed-wiper and Chemical solutions.

Action taken: Talk about ‘RIP’ and demonstrate tools to a farmers group, organized by English Nature & Nat. Trust. Representatives of Yorkshire Water on hand to discuss their problems.

Assessment: the day was shared with chemical expert and a weed-wiping machine.

See also report. D023