More and more swifts are returning at this time of year and it will be exciting to see if any nest this season in the Swift tower at Logan’s Meadow. Last breeding season...

Coldhams Common

The new management plan for Coldham’s Common has been approved. This means that the site will be sensitively managed with nature and people in mind. If you would like to view...

A great community day is happening this weekend on Coldhams Common. There will be events such as a big litter pick, outdoor environmental games for children and guided nature walks around...

Good news! A never before recorded fungus (for this area) has been spotted at Byron’s pool nature reserve. This wonderful fungus has a rounded head and a shaggy ochre-brown stalk. The...

This stem gall was spotted at 9 Wells nature reserve this week. Home to the larvae of a small wasp this gall is known as Diastrophus rubi and is host specific to the Dewberry or Bramble but...

This lovely fungus was spotted in Bramblefields Nature reserve today. Velvet Shank is a stump rotting fungus which can also be found on standing deadwood. This edible fungus is a foragers delight...

After the preparation last month New Bit was ready to receive its local seeds collected from Cambridgeshire’s donor Coronation meadow. Seeds from Chettisham Meadow included Cowslip and Ox-eye daisy, Common Knapweed, Bird’s foot Trefoil and Lady’s...

The Saturday volunteers met this weekend and enjoyed the task of preparing Bramblefields Nature reserve for the Forest School visitors. Shirley School runs a forest school on the site for their...

4 Redpoll cattle have settled in to graze this valuable mosaic of grassland and scrub throughout September and October. Their grazing helps to push back scrub, reduce invasive non-natives such as...

This beautiful late flowering plant is a welcome sight at this time of year. The species are usually found on dry calcareous grassland or sand dunes. It is a biennial plant,  producing...