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...

Snowdrops

2020 is the year of the pollinator! At least for Cambridge City Council. We are driving a campaign to highlight these vitally important components of our ecosystem. As part of this...

Image shows three people carrying a coir roll

An knitting project called Knit For The River were looking for a project that could deliver a piece of outdoor art. However the desired brief included that it become physically part...

Visiting the Cambridge Botanic Gardens

As a big thank you to the volunteers a visit to Cambridge Botanic Gardens was organized. We had a talk about the new chalk grassland that the staff are trying to...

Hedgehog survey talks

The first of the hedgehog survey nights kicked off at Bramblefields nature reserve in Chesterton. There was a good turn out on what was a relatively wet and windy night. Paul...

WorldPay corporate volunteering Day with Cambridge Local Nature Reserves

A fun day was had when staff from World Pay came for some Corporate responsibility time out on the nature reserves. Most came down from London for the day and were...

Hedgehog survey in Cambridge

During the summer holidays we will be surveying for hedgehogs in the city’s green spaces. The aim is to firstly ascertain where our hedgehogs are present and also where more connectivity...

Butterfly

Don’t forget we have Sunday surveying sessions on the reserves at the end of every month till September. Plants, freshwater invertebrates, birds and butterflies all being spotted and marvelled at. If...