• Cows on Sheep's Green, Coe Fen
  • Lime Kiln

Nine Wells Nature Reserve in Cambridge  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 Cambridge 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…

Cambridge technology and engineering consultancy Sentec have put in a few hours graft at Logan’s Meadow nature reserve in Cambridge before, but they excelled themselves last week when they came for the morning. They transformed the riverside walk under the Willows by cutting back the pathways and putting down wood chip. It really made the area look welcoming and cared for. Thank you so much Sentec you’re welcome back anytime! If you’d like to know more about corporate volunteering in Cambridge, then get in touch with us.

A most enjoyable night was had on Thursday as the volunteers went out for a bat walk around Sheep’s Green nature reserve in Cambridge. We followed the route that one of the volunteer’s has been doing nightly as part of a Diploma in species monitoring. We had bat detectors which were great at picking up the calls of Soprano and Common Pipistrelle and Noctule bats. We also had a thermal imaging camera which we used to try and locate the bat roosts. This camera also showed how warm…