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Byron’s Pool car park temporarily closed.

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 people arriving by foot or bicycle. This decision will be regularly reviewed. Thank you for your understanding and do remember to social distance when out on the reserves. It’s all for the greater good!

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 not spot our beautiful queen bees, freshly emerging, out foraging and looking for a good nesting site. On the reserves an impressive species count has been clocking up. So far 7 different species of bumblebee have been recorded. See these great pics. If you’re looking for a good home school project, bee spotting could bee one! Early…

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 night for up to a mile on average therefore well made fences can become complete barriers to this. With this in mind the residents of Gwydir street in Cambridge decided to make the bold move to become the city’s first official Hedgehog Highway. This entails ensuring that every garden fence has a suitable hedgehog sized hole in…