Autumn leaves

Just when you think you’ve found the most beautiful one, another catches your eye. Leaves are pretty spectacular at the moment. What is it about collecting them too? Like shells on...

The Rush stream

Did you know that chalk streams are quite unique and precious habitats, due to their particular water quality, temperature and Oxygen levels? They provide a specialist habitat for certain species which...

Logan's meadow reed bed.

Cambridge City Council and the newly formed Friend’s of Logan’s Meadow are embarking on a project to more than double the size of Logan’s Meadow Local Nature Reserve. This will contribute...

ivy bee pollen baskets

Take a moment today to stand in the sunshine looking at an ivy bush. It will be worth it! If it’s a mature plant it should have those lovely structural yellow-green...

While, what feels like the longest summer ever continues, how about upping your nature identification skills to impress your friends and kids? Or even to enjoy with your friends and kids?...

Flower meadow

You may have noticed these small patches of wild beauty popping up on some of our city’s parks, it’s part of the a City Council initiative to help out our dear...

Female broad body chaser

Dragonfly week runs from 18th-26th July, lots of info can be found at https://british-dragonflies.org.uk/event/dragonfly-week-2020/ How about locally, can you expect to find many species on our reserves? First off head to...

Small magpie moth

The City Council has a moth trap which is free to borrow. To give you an idea of what to expect local dad Ben recounted his experience with it recently: ”...

Swift flying

Do Swifts trump Solitary Bees?? As well as Solitary Bee week it’s also National Swift Awareness week. I think we have enough love to go around for both groups, no real...

Solitary bee

This week we are taking a moment to think about those other bees, not the bigger furry ones, not the honey producing ones, the other ones….collectively known as Solitary bees. In...