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Friday, 12 September 2008

Chance to join Giant project

Volunteers are being sought to help re-chalk the ancient 180ft Cerne Abbas Giant.

The hillside figure has become obscured by vegetation and moss because of a wet summer and the situation has been made worse by a shortage of sheep farmers lending their flocks to the National Trust.

The organisation usually borrows around 100 sheep for a few weeks in May and September to graze on the vegetation and keep the giant in shape.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Friday 12th September 2008

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