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1998 Review

Worn out tractor tyres are donated to Northuburn County First School by Crawford Transport Services to be used as bulb containers and play features for the nursery children.
CONE helps Going for Green launch their Biodiversity Theme Month in Cramlington. Visitors from all over the region were taken on a tour which took them to Jubilee Lodge, Burnside First School and on to Knoll Pharmaceuticals.
Long tailed tits are spotted in the nature garden at Cragside First School. The gardens also play host to flocks of Waxwings during the cold winter months.
Corridor Creatures Art Project captures the imagination.
Sir Fred Holliday, Chairman of Northumbrian Water Group launches the "Pondlife in and around our towns" leaflet.
CONE works with the Royal British Legion assisting with its Poppy Appeal. Seeds are offered to raise awareness of cornfield annuals with all donations going to the Legion.
Community Activity Days are held as part of the Discover Northumberland programme. CONE experts took tours of the rockpools at Seaton Sluice and the grasslands at Bassington Local Nature Reserve.
CONE contributes to the development of the Northumberland Biodiversity Action Plan.

Detail of the ’Spider Seat’  created in 1998

Local sculptor, Richard Caink, worked with three schools to make seats reflecting their view of the Wildlife Corridor. Stonelaw Middle School designed the spider seat, St. Peter's Middle School's seat was adorned with insects and Cragside First School created an impressive 3 metre caterpillar!

 

 
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