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Amazing log pile constructed at Bramblefields Nature Reserve

A selection of logs from native trees were collected together to create a very impressive vertical log pile. With the help of volunteers from a local company the log pile took shape and even looked quite artistic and sculptural in it’s finished state. The log pile will rot down slowly,providing the perfect environment for ground beetles to lay their eggs in. The resulting larvae then develop and feed in the rotting deadwood this process can sometimes take up to  four years for some species. 

Hedgehog homes built by local school

The Perse School undertook the task of providing homes for our city’s hedgehogs. Following a design brief they constructed sturdy, water proof wooden houses which it is hoped will go on to provide a safe refuge as a either a day nest or actual hibernation site for local hedgehogs. Some of the homes were taken to the nearby housing area,  Accordia where local children were given a chance to learn some more about the habits of hedgehogs and then site the homes in places they decided would be…

On Friday 2nd August the Costello Medical Group had a day out of the office and on to the meadow. We gathered on Sheep’s Green Nature Reserve and had a quick de-brief for the task ahead. We wanted to dig a pond in one of the historic water ways on the site which had become silted up over time. Our aim was to create more opportunities for aquatic plants in this area. On Friday 2nd August the Costello Medical Group had a day out of the office and…