Posts Tagged Jubilee Wood

Spring Moth Survey

Spring Moth Survey

Despite the never ending rain and gloom of the 2018 spring, last Saturday evening, 7th April the weather conditions were such that our local moth specialists asked permission to survey the Jubilee Wood, hoping to find some early season species to add to the growing list of

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The gap in the Jubilee Wood hedge, a photographic record

The gap in the Jubilee Wood hedge, a photographic record

This is an interactive exercise for digital camera users, a chance to get your photograph on the village website.   Along the eastern boundary hedgerow of the Jubilee Wood is a large gap in the hedge deliberately maintained so as to provide a “window” for the view beyond the hedge.

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New path opened up in the Jubilee Wood

New path opened up in the Jubilee Wood

Exciting news from the Jubilee Wood maintenance “team” – a new path has been cut adjacent to the first seat at the entrance to the wood. This has been done to add a bit of variety to the visitor experience. Hidden along the path are a couple

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Jubilee Wood winter maintenance

Jubilee Wood winter maintenance

The Jubilee Wood continues to thrive, visitor numbers seem good and the only way I can tell this is by the path trails seem to be well trodden. Its been a strange growing year in so much as midway through July it looked like that was it

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Rooted Christmas trees for the Jubilee Wood

Rooted Christmas trees for the Jubilee Wood

Here’s something to ponder on the lead up to  Christmas. What type of tree will it be sat in the corner of the room, heavily draped in tinsel and a fine looking fairy/angel / Action Man adorning the leading tip.  There are a couple of ex Christmas

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Moth night part 2

Moth night part 2

As suggested in the previous post a second autumn visit might be on the cards and this duly happened. The moth team set up at a couple of locations in the Jubilee Wood on a calm  moist September evening. Once again the bright lights shone and the

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Moth Night

Our local moth experts carried out a moth watch on a calm summers evening on the 28th August. Two locations were chosen within the Jubilee Wood and once the equipment was set up and dusk rolled in all the creatures of the night put in an appearance,

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Moth Night

Moth Night

Our local moth experts will be setting up a moth count on the evening of the 28/8/17 in the Jubilee Wood from 9pm. Visitors are welcome but please give our experts a chance to set up. Apologies for the short notice but who could predict summer weather

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Jubilee Wood maintenance morning

Jubilee Wood maintenance morning

The Jubilee wood could do with a hands on tidy up/post winter maintenace effort. Theres not a great deal to do so a burst of energy on a Saturday morning  could have it all done. Saturday 18th March 09:30 hours to 12:30 hours Bring loppers, pruning shears

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Wassail in the Jubilee Wood

Wassail in the Jubilee Wood

Title: Wassail Location: The Jubilee Wood, Great Gidding Start Time: 19:30 Date: Thursday 16th February 2017 Time we had another Pagan adventure in the Jubilee wood to celebrate a Wassail. This is an old English custom of celebrating the imminent arrival of spring.  As the days start

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