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Second picture of me trip to this wonderful rural area

Vrouwkenshoek Creek with old trunks, where every year much bird makes their nest.

This morning it was cold, and a little frozen, 1 to 2 degrees below zero, Celsius.
I asked my neighbour again, if he sometimes had a desire to drive his car to take photos, he agreed immediately to St Laureins .
I’ve my neighbour to give a camera, only for use, his makes nice pictures, maybe get he the microbe of photography.

St Laureins a wonderful area of nature, the picture is taken on 500 metres of then Netherland borders.

The Vrouwkenshoek creek is a creek north of the East Flemish town of Sint-Laureins.

The creek is part of a larger creek system that also includes the Blokkreek.

Although a valuable creek, it was filled in the 1950s with sediment from the dredging of the nearby Leopold Canal. With this the special biotope disappeared and people only found grassland where the creek once lay.
In the 90s of the 20th century, the site was purchased by Natuurpunt and from 2009 repair work took place whereby, among other things, the connection with the Dutch area (south of Sint Kruis) was restored, which had also undergone a repair operation.
The repairs were completed in 2012. In addition to the nature conservation function, the system can also be used for water storage.

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29/12/2019 9:38:56
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Additional Photos by John Maenhout (jhm) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 26687 W: 524 N: 45768] (194879)
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