• Cows on Sheep's Green, Coe Fen
  • Lime Kiln

March is nearly over and it’s been quite a month! In the natural world it’s still business as usual. Or should that be bees-ness as usual?! It would be hard to not spot our beautiful queen bees, freshly emerging, out foraging and looking for a good nesting site. On the reserves an impressive species count has been clocking up. So far 7 different species of bumblebee have been recorded. See these great pics. If you’re looking for a good home school project, bee spotting could bee one! Early…

One of the main reasons hedgehogs are declining in our towns is because our garden fences and walls are too secure and well made!  Hedgehogs need to roam and forage at night for up to a mile on average therefore well made fences can become complete barriers to this. With this in mind the residents of Gwydir street in Cambridge decided to make the bold move to become the city’s first official Hedgehog Highway. This entails ensuring that every garden fence has a suitable hedgehog sized hole in…

A Community Moth Trap has been bought as part of Cambridge City Council’s Pollinator Campaign for 2020. This gives community groups such as Scouts or Guides, Schools, Colleges, families or even interested individuals the chance to have a go with a moth trap for the night. This could be just as an interesting one off experience or part of a suck and see venture for people still deciding whether to take the plunge to buy one. The trap is a Compact Skinner Moth Trap.It’s ideal for gardens or…