Jun 28 2021

The Big Butterfly Count

The 2121 Big Butterfly count takes place from Friday 16th July to Sunday 8th August. The Butterfly conservation trust asks people to spend 15 minutes in a sunny spot and count the number of butterflies that they see. So, if you are out volunteering in...

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Jun 04 2021

Buttercups at Haddon Wood

The Buttercups are now blooming in Haddon Wood and there are three different species, so I thought it would be nice to look at them. Interestingly the name Buttercup did not come into common use until the middle of the eighteenth century. Before that there...

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May 14 2021

Owlets at Duncliffe wood

On a rather damp Sunday morning a group of dedicated and trained volunteers went out to Duncliffe wood to check our nest boxes They had an unexpectedly successful visit. Other local woodland trust woods checked earlier this month didn’t reveal any Tawny owls but Duncliffe did...

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