buttercup flowers

While it’s still lock down how about teaching yourself a vital piece of british botany?? Did you know there is more than one species of Buttercup? If you didn’t, read on...

Spider's web in grass

Nature seems to be more obvious to people since lock down, there seems to be a growing awareness of all things green or tweety, people convinced the birds are louder and...

hedgehog hole in gateway

It’s National Hedgehog week and it does feels right to be highlighting these endearing and charismatic creatures. Have you had the honour of a prickly visitor in your garden recently? Many...

large leaved lime nail gall

Have you noticed these bright red nail like protrusions growing on tree leaves recently? Ever wondered what they are? These could be spotted on a walk around your local Cambridge Nature...

Lords and ladies flower

A common woodland plant with a not so common life cycle. Although the leaves have been up since February it is only now that the unusual ‘flowers’ become visible. If you...

Although we are surrounded by gloom and doom at the moment nature seems to be trying very hard to turn our attention away from this and remind us of the beauty...

Unfortunately the car park at Byron’s Pool reserve has been temporarily closed. There have been complaints about people congregating near the entrance. The reserve is still open for exercise by local...

Coltsfoot flowers

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...

Hedgehog survey in Cambridge

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...

Moth

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...