Posts Tagged wildlife

Jubilee Wood Watch

Jubilee Wood Watch

  An occasional update of events, happenings and interesting things that have been observed in the Jubilee Wood (latest news at the top of the post) January 2017 For a quiet month there has been quite a lot of activity in the Jubilee Wood mostly to do

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Barn Owl sitting on the camera

Barn Owl sitting on the camera

2014 has seen an apparent successful breeding season for Barn Owls in the Gidding Parish. At one location I tried to film some evening activity with a new time lapse camera, really just to understand the potential of this type of camera. So it was with surprise and

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Michael is runner-up in ‘Green Champion of the Year’ award

Michael is runner-up in 'Green Champion of the Year' award

Michael Trolove of Great Gidding is runner-up in the Huntingdon District Council Green Heart Community award

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Cambs ACRE/Environment Agency photography contest marks countdown to spring

Cambs ACRE/Environment Agency photography contest marks countdown to spring

After months of rain and snow, the Environment Agency is counting down the days until spring with a photography competition open to everyone in the east of England. Environmental enthusiasts have been urged to get their thinking caps on and their lens caps off to capture an

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Townsend Pond

The big clean out Townsend Pond or the Horse Pond as it is known in the village had reached crisis point. Almost completely silted up and giving off a foul smell when the water was low, it was becoming a bit of an environmental hazard. Long gone

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Alfreds Website of the Week

This one comes courtesy of the Woodland Trust. 1,000 ideas and activities to get kids exploring woods, trees and wildlife. Download for FREE or join our innovative CLUB for families, schools and groups http://www.naturedetectives.org.uk/

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Alfred’s Recommended website of the week

Alfred's Recommended website of the week

The Wildlife Trust  for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire. Laura Watson, Community Conservation Officer produced the survey of the ponds in Great Gidding  their website, is packed with information and ideas to help us all enjoy our environment. Look out for the Species A -Z  Everything you need to

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