These Colt’s-foot ( Tussilago farfara) were photographed at Barnwell West reserve. A beautiful reminder that we’ve done it! Spring is here! This plant’s habit of flowering before the leaves appear has...

Before the snow the Saturday volunteers enjoyed a beautiful sunny day at Logan’s meadow last weekend. The laid front hedge was given a tidy up and gaps were filled with tree...

Work started on the new pond this week at Bramblefields nature reserve in Chesterton. This work has been funded through the Chesterton sidings Train station development. The pond has been situated...

It was great to have access at the weekend to the East Cambridge Lakes, sometimes known locally as The Tins or Romsey lakes. The public are not normally allowed in to...

Floating Pennywort is an invasive aquatic plant which has become a highly problematic on our waterways. Originally from South America Floating Pennywort (Hydrocotyle ranunculoides) seems very at home in UK waters,...

The issue of muddy pathways at Paradise nature reserve has caused many a soggy pair of shoes. This week the matter was tackled by installing a slightly raised new path way. This new pathway spanned...

More marginal plants were being planted at Cherry Hinton hall pond by the Saturday volunteer group. With all the major work finished at the pond it’s now possible to get in...

The Saturday volunteer group worked very hard installing a ‘Brushwood mattress’ at The Rush stream on Sheep’s Green. The idea is that the brushwood collects passing silt and by doing so...

Take a walk to Sheep’s Green and listen out for the unfamiliar sound of rushing water. This is due to the completion of a very exciting new project which has transformed...

As spring slowly brings our nature reserves to life you may spot these tiny mounds of earth in the grass or on patches of  bare earth. They are the nests of the...