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...

If you need some motivation to get outside this Easter holiday you could go Wood anemone spotting at Byron’s Pool reserve. This beautiful plant is one of the few flowering plants...

Twenty-eight tonnes of gravel have been put in to the section of Cherry Hinton Brook next to Sainsbury’s, Coldhams lane, with much ingenuity and problem solving! This obviously took a lot...

Volunteers from Sentec, a local company, came for a few hours after work and helped create a fantastic hibernaculum for amphibians and reptiles at Logan’s Meadow reserve. The technique was very...