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Flash of Orange

Yesterday Jenny and I spotted an interesting moth at Southwood Woodland. It’s an Orange Underwing (Archiearis parthenias), a stunning little moth which exposes it’s bring orange hindwings when it flies. Keep your eyes peeled this March and April as it’s … Continue reading

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Spot the Spawn

With the weather nice and warm all sorts of Spring flora and fauna is being spotted throughout the Blackwater Valley. At Southwood Woodland, on our volunteer work party this past Sunday, Paul spotted this Common Frog in amongst the emerging … Continue reading

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Jabbering Bats at Rowhill

If you’re interested in bats, then next Thursday 10th Jan there’s a talk about Bats in the New Forest hosted at the Rowhill Field Centre in Aldershot. Please click on the poster link below for more information. Bats in the … Continue reading

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The three little Hog Homes at Ash Green Meadows.

Thursday 20th, it was our last task before Christmas and we had the fun of building three hedgehog houses at one of our newer sites Ash Green Meadows. In separate teams we made our three little hog homes. One out … Continue reading

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Wellesley Wildlife Wander

This morning, armed with sweep nets, bug pots and a fairy sheet, I led a family wildlife walk exploring Wellesley Woodlands. It was a lovely, crisp & sunny day discovering all the work our volunteers and rangers do to promote wildlife. The … Continue reading

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Bumper Year For Barn Owls

Project Summary Last week volunteers joined us for two days of monitoring for the Wokingham Borough Barn Owl Box Project, to check on the population and health of Barn Owls in the nest boxes we installed, across Wokingham Borough and … Continue reading

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Dashing Dragonfly Ditch

On Tuesday whilst Jenny was welcoming our cows, the volunteers and I headed down to Blackwater Meadows, by Shepherd Meadows in Sandhurst. We’ve worked hard to remove encroaching scrub from these four meadows over the years, since they are designated for … Continue reading

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