Take a walk to Sheep’s Green and listen out for the unfamiliar sound of rushing water. This is due to the completion of a very exciting new project which has transformed...

As spring slowly brings our nature reserves to life you may spot these tiny mounds of earth in the grass or on patches of  bare earth. They are the nests of the...

Spring is definitely on the way, you can hear it! Not just the sound track of the birds establishing territories but also the friendly hum of Bumblebees. This time of year...

The city’s waterways seem an unlikely habitat for finding otters in but as always nature can surprise you. Working with the Wildlife Trust the city’s nature reserves were surveyed for otter activity with...

Since May last year volunteers have been monitoring Cherry Hinton Brook’s River fly larvae populations. Riverflies are an important indicator of the overall health of a water system. Using a monitoring...

A recent partnership with CPARG (Cambridgeshire and Peterborough amphibian and Reptile group) has reaped some invaluable pond improvements for the city’s nature reserves. Working firstly at Barnwell East pond, as this...

  Autumn is arguably the best time of year, beautiful trees, frosty mornings and yes, spider webs in the face! It’s an integral part of the autumn experience feeling the silk...

Staff from Cambridge Water volunteered for the day to carry out some scrub removal at 9 Wells nature reserve. As part of the company’s CSR programme they were keen to work on a site which...

If you get a chance now is a great time to go butterfly spotting on our local nature reserves. A good three to learn and try to distinguish between are Ringlet, Meadow...

Conservation volunteering on our beautiful local nature reserves is a great way to learn more about your natural environment, get fit and meet like-minded people, to name  just a few plus...