• Cows on Sheep's Green, Coe Fen
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It’s here!! National Insect week: 22nd -28th June 2020!!! It only comes around every two years so you don’t want to miss all the great interactive activities available. Check out this link: https://www.nationalinsectweek.co.uk/about-national-insect-week There are so many ideas and useful learning resources to help you get to know some of our 24,000 species of insects in the UK. Where can you go to find them locally?? Well how about our beautiful Cambridge local nature reserves? The Reserves Insects can be found in many different habitats, so plan an…

A great way to boost biodiversity in your outside space is to create as many different habitats as possible. You may have flowers, maybe a pond, a lovely compost heap, even log piles but do you have a hoverfly lagoon?? Hoverflies are often overlooked as a pollinator. They are often mistaken for bees or wasps because of their yellow-and-black patterns which they use as a method of defense although they cannot sting and do not live in nests.  The easiest way to know if you are looking at…

Since lock down there definitely seems to be more people out on their bikes which can only be a positive. To tie in with World Environment Day http://www.worldenvironmentday.global this Friday it could be a fun activity to try and find some of our fantastic nature reserves in Cambridge which you may not know are there. How about trying to do a cycle route around the city visiting as many as you can? It’s possible to plan a safe route which uses only cycle paths and routes through the green…