river path

With all the extra human traffic on the reserves we are experiencing a new phenomenon, affectionately becoming known as ‘path creep’. Paths that used to be perhaps a metre or two...

Swift flying

Continuing with the theme of providing nesting opportunities, there is still time to prep for the arrival of Swifts. Due to start appearing in late April, early May you could have...

Robin on a fence post

Legend has it that originally Saint Valentine’s day was said to be the day the birds find their mates and so it became known as the day of love,  how very...

Small pond with logs around.

Although you may be thinking there’s lots of it around at the moment, the bigger picture is not so moist. Hotter and drier conditions in our region have lead our water...

Swift flying away from hands

Here’s an invitation to spend an hour counting birds in your garden or from your balcony. The RSPB organise this every year and it’s now become the world’s largest wildlife survey....

Boardwalk with pond view

There is a new bid to more than double the size of the existing Logan’s Meadow Reserve. The project is part of a joint proposal by the City Council and the...

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...