Logan’s Meadow reserve is having a major make over. The most noticeable work is the pollarding of the Willows along the river bank. It can look a little extreme at first...

A lovely morning was had in the October sunshine with local company Sentec. They are an enthusiastic group of co-workers committed to making Logan’s Meadow reserve a more bio diverse habitat....

This beautiful Herald moth ( Scoliopteryx libatrix) was spotted under some undergrowth at Paradise nature reserve, perhaps not totally surprising seeing as the larvae feed on willow (Salix ) and poplar...

It’s always worth having a look under leaves, especially at this time of year. This little cluster of Birch Shield bug eggs were found under an oak leaf. Looking at them...

Moth enthusiasts meet regularly at Logan’s Meadow reserve in Chesterton to monitor what moth species are around especially since the new reed bed was planted on the site. Happily a Webb’s...

The barbecue at Byron’s Pool was unfortunately vandalised this summer. Rather than just excepting that this was the end of the road for the bits of slab and brick the conservation...

Even with the lack of rain and punishing high temperatures the City Council pictorial meadows are still managing to bring interest and colour. These meadows are dotted about the city and...

The hot weather has added an interesting dynamic to life on the reserves, putting it mildly! Most plants are suffering and life cycles are being put under extreme pressure. Evidence of...

Brownfield sites are rapidly becoming some of the most valuable environments for many species in the UK. Often the last ‘wild spaces’ left for local communities these sites are unexpected havens...

Last Saturday, on what felt like the first day of warm weather in forever, a community event happened that really lifted the spirits. At Paradise nature reserve a group of residents...