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  • Elder for Everyone

    Wednesday 12th Apr 2017
    What a glorious month this is, for the world is positively bursting into life with plants, shrubs, and trees producing leaves and turning the world green once more. One of the earliest trees to produce its leaves is not really a tree – yet it ...Read More...

    March of the Newts

    Friday 24th Feb 2017
    March is precariously straddled between winter and spring. Cold and gloomy days seem stark and lifeless, yet all around us life is stirring; birds are building nests, hazel catkins sway in the gentlest breeze unloading pollen, woodland plants are pus...Read More...

    The Serenity of Snowdrops

    Wednesday 8th Feb 2017
    The delicate white, gently drooping flowers of the snowdrop are a sure sign that winter’s lifeless grip is weakening.  A surge of optimism often accompanies one’s first sighting of these flowers in the new year, which are growing on ...Read More...

    The Big Farmland Bird Count

    Monday 23rd Jan 2017
    The Big Farmland Bird Count is a relatively new initiative, similar to the Big Garden Bird Watch (28th – 30th January), but based on farms. The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) organise it in order to track trends in farmland birds a...Read More...

    The Big Garden Bird Watch

    Sunday 15th Jan 2017
    Have you got one hour to spare at the end of this month? You can do something great for wildlife! The depths of winter are ideal to see which birds are out and about as there is little in the way of cover and food is scarce. Those of you who have fi...Read More...