Sodexo team help clear heathland in Merseyside

Volunteers from the Sodexo Green Solutions team helped to clear the Freshfield Dune Heath, in Merseyside, as part of the Carillion Natural Habitats Fund 2009-2010 with Lancashire Wildlife Trust.

Sodexo supervisors Will Booth and Simon Harper helped to clear the heathland of gorse, birch and bramble ahead of the nesting season.

The company works with CarillionEnterprise on a number of defence and aviation sites throughout the country and was asked if it could contribute some chainsaw trained volunteers to assist in clearing the area.

Sodexo contract manager Phil Inman said: "We were more than happy to provide the volunteers to help with such an important project and Will Booth and Simon Harper felt a great sense of pride when the job was completed."

Wildlife Trust project leader Fiona Whitfield said:  "We are very grateful for the continued support we receive from the Carillion Natural Habitats Fund and the practical help we get from them when it comes to sourcing qualified volunteers who can assist with the work."

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