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...

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...