4th April 2012

a Lake District National Park volunteer's work party planting trees beside the River Derwent


fresh snow in the night so here are Causey Pike and Barrow from Portinscale back road early in the morning


zooming in on Grisedale Pike


Skiddaw from the old A66 on the way to the work party


zooming in over Carlsleddam to Skiddaw and Little Man


Ouse Bridge - our meeting place for the work party


looking up Bassenthwaite Lake past Ullock Pike and Dodd from the shore


Skiddaw, Ullock Pike and Dodd from the shore


looking west from the carpark at Ouse Bridge


we are to plant trees along this west shore of the River Derwent


Skiddaw and Ullock Pike seen across the river


looking downstream towards Binsey


putting a protective tube around one of the trees


looking upstream to trees already planted with Sale Fell in the distance


zooming in on Skiddaw and Barkbethdale


how long before today's planted saplings reach this size?


back at Ouse Bridge - Skiddaw, Ullock Pike and Dodd from the shore of Bass Lake


panoramic shot from the same spot


zooming in on Skiddaw and Ullock Pike


evening shot from near Portinscale to show how quickly the snow has melted