The Shared Earth Trust is a small independent charity which was set up in 1987. The aim was to restore 40 acres of what was once an intensively managed farm with little wildlife into a variety of habitats which are now a haven for wildlife. In fact, over the last year or so we have … Continue reading Where the Small Things are
Looking for a school holiday activity which won’t cost the earth? Join us on Saturday 18th August from 2-4 pm for a fun afternoon of pond dipping, and help to gather data for Pond Conservation’s national survey. See how many creatures we can find that skate, crawl, wiggle and dive, from the beautiful emerging dragonflies to the lovely leeches. Recent … Continue reading ‘Big Pond Dip’ – fun and free!
Try iSpot! iSpot is a website aimed at helping anyone identify anything in nature. Once you have registered, you can add a photo to the website, and see if anyone else can identify it for you. The website is run by the Open University (OU) and they are asking people to put up at least one … Continue reading Need help with nature identification?
Starting last night and over the next month or so we are rolling out an Autumn Celebration and Feedback event in some of our Wildlife Where You Live Communities. This is an opportunity to review progress so far and start to plan the next practical phase of wildlife & related amenity projects. Our first event … Continue reading Seasonal Celebrations for Wildlife Where You Live
Come and explore a fascinating underwater world this autumn – there are still places available on our “Pond and Stream Invertebrates” course with Phil Ward from 14 – 16 October. Pond at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre (photo: Ross Hoddinott 2020VISION) Also available, ‘Introduction to Permaculture’ 21 – 23 Oct with Dr Angie Polkey. Or how about … Continue reading Creatures from the Deep