Category Archives: Nature
Some pictures of buzzards taken by a friend from our back garden in August. We had seen one a few days earlier over the water meadows when cycling back from Wickham Skeith. We counted five in one sighting.
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This survey (partly funded by Mid Suffolk District Council) is a project to calculate the state of the county’s hedgerows. If you see a group of people with clipboards around the area they are counting and naming trees and bushes … Continue reading
On Saturday 3rd July there will be a guided walk beginning at the Coach House at 1pm, lasting for 2 hours and finishing with Tea and homemade cake at 3pm. The walk is being organised in partnership between the Thornham … Continue reading
Am I imagining it or do we have an over abundance of rats this year? Along the carnser we certainly seem to have far more than usual – several residents along the route reporting the same problems. Any experts out … Continue reading
Living close to Forestry Commission-owned woods, you might be interested to know that the Forestry Commission (FC) is waiting to hear your views on the long-term role of the forests and woods it owns. In other words it is looking at … Continue reading
Suffolk Wildlife Trust are holding a seminar for people who would like to help their local wildlife. There will be workshops on a variety of subjects, suggestions, help and advice on setting up local projects, grants, surveys and all manner … Continue reading
I know several people in the village already keep hens and some of you already know about ex-battery hens but if you’ve never considered keeping hens, have a look at this local project . I "adopted" a dozen birds recently and it’s quite a rewarding experience. Don’t get me wrong, I’m no sentimentalist and you won’t catch me taking an ex-battery hen to the vets and running up hundreds of pounds trying to save it (plenty do!) but I have enjoyed the experience and I’ve written a few notes on it below.