Twenty-eight tonnes of gravel have been put in to the section of Cherry Hinton Brook next to Sainsbury’s, Coldhams lane, with much ingenuity and problem solving! This obviously took a lot...

As an alternative to a fence a dead hedge can be a very effect barrier but also an added habitat. In addition the dead hedge can be constantly added to which...

Before the snow the Saturday volunteers enjoyed a beautiful sunny day at Logan’s meadow last weekend. The laid front hedge was given a tidy up and gaps were filled with tree...

Work started on the new pond this week at Bramblefields nature reserve in Chesterton. This work has been funded through the Chesterton sidings Train station development. The pond has been situated...

It was great to have access at the weekend to the East Cambridge Lakes, sometimes known locally as The Tins or Romsey lakes. The public are not normally allowed in to...

Floating Pennywort is an invasive aquatic plant which has become a highly problematic on our waterways. Originally from South America Floating Pennywort (Hydrocotyle ranunculoides) seems very at home in UK waters,...

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...