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 is needed for them. The surveys will be happening at night on the following dates: Aug 14th, 21st Aug, 28th Aug and 4th Sept. Working in partnership with the Wildlife Trust there will be a short introductory talk about hedgehogs and then using a thermal imaging camera and torches we will go looking for hedgehogs in the…

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 you are interested in finding out more please email: Parks@cambridge.gov.uk

9 wells reserve was the beginning point for the National Civic day walk which followed the route of Hobson’s Brook all the way in to town, finishing at the Market square. The idea was to hear about the history and ecology of the brook at different points along it’s course. At 9 Wells the geology was discussed to explain why the brook originates here and what measures the Council takes to ensure and develop the site’s ecology. Participants were then invited to walk to the next information hub…