Wildlife photography at the Parkridge Centre…

This post is from Tom, one of our Hedgehog Improvement Area Volunteers. He's based at the Parkridge Centre in Solihull rather than Brandon Marsh, and he's been out and about with his camera photographing his finds. Regardless of whether you’re a professional or an amateur, wielding a smartphone or an SLR, photography can be a… Continue reading Wildlife photography at the Parkridge Centre…

Nature surveying in action…

Survey Force is our regular volunteering day. The team of volunteers go out to survey our nature reserves for habitat indicator species, mammals, reptiles and lots more. It happens every other Monday, and because of the nature of survey work is a brilliant way to visit different reserves, and acquire new knowledge about Warwickshire's flora… Continue reading Nature surveying in action…

A wildlife gardening makeover… #wildaboutgardens

It’s Wild About Gardens Week, and we’re celebrating with a series of blogs looking at different aspects of wildlife gardening. This one is from Simon, our Your Wild Life Project Coordinator. As part of the project Simon and his volunteers have been creating a wildlife garden in North Solihull. This week is Wild About Gardens week,… Continue reading A wildlife gardening makeover… #wildaboutgardens

We’ve all got to beeeee friendly… #wildaboutgardens

It's Wild About Gardens Week, and we're celebrating with a series of blogs looking at different aspects of wildlife gardening. This one is about the fantastic announcement that came over the summer that Alcester, near Stratford, is Warwickshire's first Bee Friendly Town: Wild About Gardens Week is all about pollinators this year, with a competition… Continue reading We’ve all got to beeeee friendly… #wildaboutgardens

Time to get wild! #wildaboutgardens

It's Wild About Gardens Week, and we're celebrating with a series of blogs looking at different aspects of wildlife gardening. This one is from Jasmine, one of our Hedgehog Improvement Area volunteers. Jasmine is going to be writing a series of gardening blogs for us sharing her passion both for her garden and for what… Continue reading Time to get wild! #wildaboutgardens

A deathly moth and an aerial artist…

So this week is Remember a Charity in your Will week, and I've been asking all the staff to fill in their Bucket List. Partly because we want you to tell us your Bucket List - we're running a competition... you can win afternoon tea... it will be delicious... you should enter... Anyway! I asked… Continue reading A deathly moth and an aerial artist…

Foraging galore – is it really that time of year already?

If you've been out and about anywhere in the last couple of weeks you'll have seen the delicious sight of thousands of berries weighing down the trees and bushes. Over the weekend the Telegraph has run an article on the bumper crop this year, and it's no different here in Warwickshire. We have a long wet… Continue reading Foraging galore – is it really that time of year already?