Great crested newts on the up!

We had a very successful newt survey with the most great crested newts recorded since 2008.

Stats:

Great Crested Newts:

Male- 8
Female – 11

Smooth Newts:

12 in total

Graph showing the yearly trends:

PowerPoint Presentation

 

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Come and visit us at the Warfield fete

WEG Village Fete poster 2017

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Newt Survey – Friday 12th/Sat 13th May

newt survey poster 12 May 2017

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 warfieldenvironmentgroup@hotmail.com.

The location can be found here:

Newt Reserve map

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Another 11 trees added to the tally

We enjoyed a beautiful Sunday surveying trees down Hazelwood Lane and in Hazelwood Copse that was alive with bluebells at their peak of perfection.

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Veteran Tree Survey – Sun 23rd April

By George! (yes its is on St George’s Day). Come join us for a gentle walk looking for trees to record.

Veteran tree_April23_2017

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125 Trees Surveyed

Woo hoo – we have now surveyed 125 veteran trees in Warfield.

Here is a photo of the 124th looking particular beautiful in it’s winter nakedness. This one is in Nuptown Lane.

Do visit this area in April to appreciate the sight and scents of the native bluebells in the woodland.

Oak 2 Nuptown Lane 2

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Great British Spring Clean – 4th March

Come and join us for a spring clean litter pick on 4th March.

Where: Larks Hill park

When: 10.30-12.00

Bring: Gloves and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. We provide the rest.

Spring Clean poster

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