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...

You may have noticed New Bit has developed a slight bald patch. Our operations team have forage harvested an area prior to harrowing, that will be seeded with local wildflowers. Working...

A local resident wanted to celebrate the life of her mother by installing a memorial bench. It was fitting to choose  Paradise Nature reserve as the venue as this was a favourite...

Byron’s pool nature reserve was the beautiful location selected for the latest task in Bidwells and Waitrose corporate social responsibilty programme. The workers who are part of this scheme are eager to give something...

Newnham nursery had a wonderful nature walk in Paradise nature reserve on a lovely, sunny autumnal morning this November. The children were very inquistitive about the leaves, ducks and sticks! The...

It was a great day when volunteers gathered to begin the planting of the new reed bed at Logan’s meadow. The ground was tougher than expected but with real enthusiasm and...