The RHS and Wildlife Trusts are championing bee friendly planting and habitats in your garden. They are focussing on bees other than honey bees and have advice on best plants to attract the bees.
The attached document provides lots of great information.
The oak WEG planted for the Queen’s Golden Jubilee is still thriving at Harvest Hill.
We had a very successful newt survey with the most great crested newts recorded since 2008.
Great Crested Newts:
Female – 11
12 in total
Graph showing the yearly trends:
Don’t forget that our popular newt survey is coming up at the Thomas Lawrence Brickworks Newt Reserve on Friday 6th May at 8pm when we will set bottle traps (and maybe spot some newts in the pond using torches).
If you wish to attend please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The location can be found here:
By George! (yes its is on St George’s Day). Come join us for a gentle walk looking for trees to record.